Jaws hit the floor when Sidney Crosby nailed his 41st goal of the season with a one-handed backhand. Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said “It was a goal-scorers goal by an elite player”
SIDNEY CROSBY MY GOODNESS: pic.twitter.com/FeKQSDKtMi
— From The Faceoff (@FromTheFaceoff) March 22, 2017
It was a bittersweet night for Sid-the-kid however he was high sticked by Evander Kane with 1:25 left in the game and lost two front teeth.
GIF: Crosby takes a stick to the teeth from Evander Kane. pic.twitter.com/Td7v5Fjnj2
— Benstonium (@Benstonium) March 22, 2017
Some consolation? Pittsburgh secured a playoff position for the franchises 11th straight season.