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Sidney Crosby Named NHL's Second Star Of the Week

Sidney Crosby’s recent multi-point performances have gained recognition from the NHL. It was announced today that he was the second star of the week league-wide. From the press release:

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Crosby tallied eight points (three goals, five assists) last week, helping the Penguins (9-8-1) win two of three starts. Crosby notched multiple points in each game, starting with a goal and two assists in a 7-4 loss to the Boston Bruins on Nov. 10. He recorded one goal and one assist in a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning Nov. 12 and added three points (one goal, two assists) in a 4-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers Nov. 13. The Penguins captain, who has collected multiple points in each of his past five games, ranks second in League scoring with 27 points (12 goals, 15 assists).

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Washington’s Alex Semin was named the third star and Montreal’s Carey Price was named the first star of the week to round out the awards.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.