Crosby notched his fifth assist of the season Thursday in a 3-0 win over the Maple Leafs. Sid remains goalless in 2018-19 but continues to pile up assists. He's taken just 13 shots in six games so far this season and has been very selective with his attempts on goal early on. The Penguins' captain is sure to open his goal account any day and fantasy owners need not be reminded how lucky they are to have Crosby on their teams.
Crosby is still searching for his first goal of the 2018-19 campaign, but he does have four assists through five games. Crosby fired 247 shots on goal last year for his first 82-game season, but he's only collected 12 shots through five games in the infancy of this campaign. Rest assured that Sid will get his goals soon enough, as he currently ranks 86th all-time with 411 career tallies.
Crosby tallied two assists, a plus-2 rating and five shots during Thursday's 7-6 overtime win against the Capitals. The Penguins' captain has had three straight 80+ point seasons and is well on his way to continuing that streak if he can stay healthy. A healthy Crosby is a dominant force, so keep him in your lineup every night.
Crosby had two assists in Saturday's 7-3 preseason triumph over Columbus. Crosby notched two assists in the second period of the game, finding Kris Letang wide open in the slot from behind the net and Adam Johnson similarly three minutes later. The captain was his usual play-making self, though he did not record a shot in 16:11 of playing time.
Crosby finished the playoffs with 21 points, but couldn't power the Penguins past Washington in the second round. Crosby had another phenomenal regular season, as he recorded his fifth consecutive 80-plus point campaign, while matching his career high in power-play points (38). However, the most significant statistic for the all-star center is the fact that he played in all 82 games, something he has never done in his career (he logged 81 in 2009-10). Injuries have plagues the Cole Harbor native throughout his career -- concussions being the most serious -- but he was able to stay healthy for the entirety of 2017-18. If he can continue that trend into next year, there is no reason to think Crosby won't rack up a sixth year above 80 -- and could challenge for 90.
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