Watch: Penguins’ Crosby scores on breakaway in Game 1
Sidney Crosby certainly knows how to make his presence known.
In the final minutes of the second period of Game 1 against the New York Rangers, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain bumped his team up to a 2-0 lead with a speedy breakaway snipe.
Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi fired a shot from the offensive blue line, and the rebound went right to Penguins forward Patric Hornqvist, who sent a long pass up the middle between Girardi and Marc Staal right onto the stick of Crosby. And well… it went a little something like this:
That’s probably going to give nightmares to Antti Raanta, who is filling in for an injured Henrik Lundqvist in the New York net.
This is Crosby’s 101st career playoff game with the Penguins and his 44th playoff goal.