SCORED BY SIDNEY CROSBY on november 23, 2016 at new york. the goal was crosby's 14th of the 2016-17 season and 352nd of his career.
Sidney Crosby won the Maurice Richard Trophy as the National Hockey League's leading goal-scorer in 2016-17 with 44 goals. He added 45 assists for 89 points in 75 games to finish second in the league scoring race behind Connor McDavid's 100 points in 82 games. In the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Crosby racked up 27 points including a league-leading 19 assists. He had eight multi-point games including two in the Stanley Cup Final en route to winning his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the player judged to be most valuable to his team during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
On November 23, 2016, the Penguins faced the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York City. With the Penguins leading 3-1 just past the midway point the second period, Kris Letang passed the puck out of a scrum in the slot in front of the Penguins net to Sidney Crosby just outside the blue line. The pass led to a two-on-one break with Conor Sheary to Crosby's left with the Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh defending. Crosby attempted to pass the puck to Sheary from the top of the left circle, but the puck deflected off of McDonagh's stick and into the net before Lundqvist could react. Lundqvist lost his stick trying to make the save and McDonagh slammed his stick on the ice. The Penguins celebrated and took a 4-1 lead en route to a 6-1 victory.
This puck was scored by Sidney Crosby at 12:57 of the second period of the November 23, 2016 game as the Pittsburgh Penguins faced the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. The goal was Crosby's 14th of the 2016-17 season and 352nd of his career. The even-strength goal was assisted by Kris Letang and was Crosby's second goal of the game. The Penguins won the game 6-1 after trailing 1-0 at the end of the first period.
November 23, 2016 Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins Goal Scored Puck
The puck was acquired by PenguinsChronicles.com from a private collector on May 10, 2017. The puck was part of the Steiner Sports Team Partnership program with the New York Rangers. A New York Rangers / Steiner Sports certificate of authenticity was included with the puck.