About Sidney Crosby
It has been claimed that the overall estimate of Sidney Crosby net worth currently has a sum of 20 million dollars. Sidney Crosby has accumulated his net worth through being a successful ice hockey player. Currently, he is known to be playing in the NHL, where he is a captain of the team of the Pittsburgh Penguins. This involvement has increased Sidney Crosby net worth by a mile.
Sidney Crosby was the first pick of his current team, when he was picked out of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Before he was picked by the Pittsburgh Penguins, he was playing in the team of Rimouski Oceanic. When he was a member in this team, Sidney Crosby led his team to the Memorial Cup final in 2005 as well as got an award of CHL Player of the Year. Also, in the ice hockey industry, Sidney Crosby has been nicknamed as “The Next One”. In addition, when he was picked by the Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby was referred to as the all-time favorite to be picked up by any team.
When he started to play in the NHL, he finished this season with 102 points, which made him to take the sixth place in the league.
In addition, he became a runner up for the Calderal Memorial Trophy. However, the trophy went to another player, Alexander Ovechkin. In his second season, Sidney Crosby finished the year with scoring 120 points. In his second year, he also became a winner of the Art Ross trophy. This made him to be the only teenager who got such a high title. In addition, his involvement into ice hockey started to add huge sums of money and increased Sidney Crosby net worth a lot.
In the same year, Sidney Crosby became the winner of couple other prestigious awards, such as the Hart Memorial Trophy and the Lester B. Pearson Award. In addition, he became one of not so many ice hockey players, who got three prestigious awards in one year’s time. In the season of 2007-2008 Sidney Crosby became the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins team. Thus, his membership in the team began increasing Sidney Crosby net worth even more.
In 2008, he led his team to the Stanley Cup Finals, however, the Pittsburg Penguins lost the game against the Detroit Red Wings in the competition. The next year, the Pittsburgh Penguins came back to the competition and this time they won against the Detroit Red Wings.