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In wake of No. 400, relive Sidney Crosby’s milestone goals

February 12, 2018 GMT

Many hockey players would rather have a tooth pulled than talk about a scoring slump they’re in.

Sidney Crosby isn’t one of them.

Crosby superstitiously believes that once reporters start asking questions about a goal drought, said drought is about to end.

He sure was right about that Sunday afternoon.

After Saturday’s practice in St. Louis, Crosby dutifully answered a series of questions about the 10-game goalless streak he was carrying. About 21 hours later, he scored career goal No. 400 in a 4-1 Penguins victory, adding an empty netter for goal No. 401 a little while later.

Here’s a look at five milestone goals in Crosby’s career.