Goals that Sidney Crosby has scored in his career
Sidney Crosby, who is currently the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, is one of the most prolific scorers in the NHL. He has had an unprecedented career in the league since he was drafted first overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Let’s take a look at just how many goals Sidney Crosby has scored in his career.
Crosby has been a dominant force in the regular season for the past 15 seasons, having scored an impressive 588 goals. This places him 15th overall on the all-time list, between Hall of Famers Maurice “Rocket” Richard and Bobby Hull. He has also achieved an impressive 62 goals in a single season, and is the record holder for the most goals in the NHL in the last decade (358).
Sidney Crosby has continued to dominate in the playoffs, scoring an impressive 82 goals in 143 playoff games. This places him 10th overall on the all-time list, between two other Hall of Famers, Brett Hull and Mark Messier. He also holds the record for the most goals scored in a single playoff year (15 in 2009).
Finally, Crosby has also made an impact internationally, particularly at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver when he scored the “Golden Goal” in overtime to win the gold medal for Team Canada. Over the course of his international play, he has scored 25 goals in 52 games.
Sidney Crosby has had an incredible career both in the regular season and playoffs. He has scored a total of 695 goals in his 15 year career including 588 in the regular season, 82 in the playoffs and 25 in international play. It is clear that Sidney Crosby is one of the greatest goal scorers the NHL has ever seen.