Sidney Crosby is a professional Canadian ice-hockey player who has served as captain of Pittsburgh Penguins of NHL. Crosby appeared in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and honor as one of the greatest hockey players of that time. While appearing in the HNL season, he has crossed the records of 102 points and became the runner-up for the Calder Memorial Trophy. In the second season, he has scored 120 points and held the Art Ross Trophy. He also considered as one of the most valuable players of the league and later honor with Lester B. Pearson Award for an outstanding player of the season. Now let’s have a close look on the net worth of Sidney Crosby in 2018.
Early life & Biography
Sidney Patrick Crosby was born on August 7, 1987, in Grace Maternity Hospital situated in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His father served as the goaltender and also appeared in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He played for the Memorial Cup in 1985 but didn’t play even a single level of NHL cup. Sidney has completed his schooling from the Astral Drive Junior High School and also considered as the most lovable student of the class.
Sidney was stayed with Lemieux family in Pennsylvania from 2005 to 2010. After, he purchased his own house and stayed there in that particular place itself. The first house that he buys has been situated in Nova Scotia.
Career, Awards and Nominations
Crosby has pursued his career in the field of hockey. He has attended first-time media at the age of seven and later decided to become one of the best hockey players. After he appeared on the 2002 Air Canada Cup, he has scored the total of 217 scores and finish the season with the second position. He was considered for the top scorer awards of the national tournament held on the preliminary ground and scored 24 points which include 11 goals and 13 assists in 7 games.
In 2003, he was selected to play for Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he has scored eight points in a single match and helped the team to lead in the game. He also nicknamed by teammates as ‘Darryl’ for scoring the ten points in the NHL in 1976.
Crosby has been honor with several achievements, and recently he was honoured with Stanley Cup champion in 2016 and 2017. He also received Conn Smythe Trophy in the same year and also honor with Prince of Wales Trophy in 2008, 2009, 2016 and 2017. Moreover, he has named numerous achievements which include Art Ross Trophy, Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award Hart Memorial Trophy and NHL All-Rookie Team award in his entire career.
Net Worth & Earnings
Sidney Crosby is a famous hockey player who has earned a net worth of around $70 million. He has earned all of his earning while involved in the national ice-hockey team. His earning has been started after playing the junior leagues which helped him to get more opportunities in his career and later got a huge amount for a single year contract.
Crosby has been considered one of the best hockey players in the history of hockey. He has served as the captain of Pittsburgh Penguins of NHL and helped the team to get many achievements. Moreover, he also considered as the best 2005 NHL player of the season.