Newspaper article The Canadian Press

By the Numbers: A Look at Sidney Crosby's Career as He Enters His 30s

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

By the Numbers: A Look at Sidney Crosby's Career as He Enters His 30s

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Penguins' Sidney Crosby by the numbers

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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will celebrate his 30th birthday on Monday by parading the Stanley Cup for a third time.

Crosby is bringing the Cup to Halifax for a parade before then taking it to Rimouski, Que., where he played junior hockey with the Oceanic.

Here's a look at the Cole Harbour, N.S., native's career so far by the numbers.

87 -- number he wears representing year born (1987), month born (eighth month, August) and day born (7th)

12 -- seasons played in the NHL

3 -- number of Stanley Cups won

2 -- number of Conn Smythe Trophies as Stanley Cup playoffs MVP

2005 -- year drafted first overall by Penguins

1 -- 1st player from 2005 draft to reach 1,000 points

86 -- 86th player to reach 1,000-point plateau

757 -- games taken to reach 1,000 points

Oct. 5, 2005 -- 1st NHL point

Oct. …

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