May 24, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) at the face-off circle against the Ottawa Senators during the second period in game five of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Pittsburgh Penguins won 6-2 to close out the series. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Report: Sidney Crosby Nominated For The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy


Add another nomination for Sidney Crosby.

The Pens captain has been named a finalist for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy – which is given to the skater whom “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sporstmanship and dedication to hockey,” – according to the Pens’ website.

Crosby has never won this award.

You’d think being considered for the Hart and Ted Lindsay trophies would be enough for number-87 — but apparently a broken jaw and a shortened season isn’t going to be enough to hold him back from achieving greatness.

Crosby registered 56 points (15G, 41A) in 36 games and skated to a phenomenal plus-26 rating for Pittsburgh this season.

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