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Video: Crosby wastes no time, scores on second shift

Sidney Crosby

FILE - This April 13, 2011 file photo shows Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby during NHL hockey practice in Pittsburgh. The Penguins are expected to give an update on captain Sidney Crosby as training camp nears. Crosby had a season-ending concussion in January. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)


Love him or hate him, you have to admit that Sidney Crosby has a great sense of “the moment.” On his first shift, he helped set up a glorious chance for Chris Kunitz—and should have had an assist when Kunitz rang a shot of the crossbar. Not to worry though. On Crosby’s second shift, he streaked into the Islanders zone on his backhand and went top shelf over rookie netminder Anders Nilsson. Welcome to the NHL Andres.

Second shift. First shot. First goal. Yep, he’s still pretty good. Check it out for yourself: