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