Sidney Crosby is a Canadian ice hockey player. who is widely regarded as one of the greatest ice hockey players of all time, Crosby is well known for his tremendous achievement in NHL history and known by nicknames like “sid the kid” and “the next one”.
Crosby is the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. where he was first drafted in the 2005 NHL entry. and after that, he never leaves the Pittsburgh penguins throughout his whole career.
Early life and Achievements:
Sidney Patrick Crosby was born on the 7th of august, 1987 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. and he grew up nearby Cole Harbour and had a younger sister named Taylor.
Crosby’s father Troy was a goaltender who played for the Verdun Junior Canadiens in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 1985, he played in the 1 Memorial Cup and was drafted 240th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in 1984.
Sidney Crosby himself is a man of achievement when he scored 102 points at the age of 18 and won the Rookie of the year award in his first season. And he created milestones of being the youngest player to reach 100 points and the youngest captain in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup.
outside the Pittsburgh Penguins, Crosby is also known for his accomplishments with the Canadian national hockey team. And he won the gold for his national hockey team in the 2005 World Junior Championships as well. And represented the Canadian team in the 2010 winter Olympics.
Sidney Crosby is the highest-paid NHL player of all time throughout history and has a net worth of $75 million. and his annual income is $9 million.