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

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