Video: Crosby reminds us of his incredible hand-eye coordination
Sidney Crosby came into Thursday’s action with 22 goals in just 27 games. Make that 23 (and possibly more) in 28.
He’s been scoring in a variety of ways this season, as you’d expect with such a fast start. Some of it comes down to puck luck - he began tonight with a 24 shooting percentage, compared to 14.8 for his career - but only some of it.
The rest? Just pure skill:
You know you’re on a hot streak when people sort of shrug their shoulders at that great goal, too:
Looked like Crosby knocked in another goal out of the air. Wasn't even waist-high, though, so it won't crack his best-of list.— Dave Molinari (@MolinariPGH) December 23, 2016
To back up that point:
Update: That goal didn’t matter a whole lot, as the Blue Jackets scored the next seven(!) goals to drub the Penguins 7-1. Read more about that blowout here.