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Sidney Crosby Earns NHL 'First Star' Honors In Return With Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been named the NHL’s ‘First Star’ of the week according to the team’s official website.

Crosby had a strong return to the line-up after a 61-game absence due to a concussion and concussion related symptoms. In his season debut against the New York Islanders, Crosby tallied two goals and two assists, notching his 21st four-point game of his career.

In four games total last week, the 24-year-old star amassed nine points. He also led the league with a +7 plus/minus rating

During the stretch, Crosby helped catapult his Penguins to the top of the NHL standings with 32 points. Crosby’s stellar performance edged out goaltenders Cory Schneider and Brian Elliott for the league’s ‘First Star’ honors.
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