The most surprising numbers from the Bruins sweep of the Penguins
This is incredible: “Crosby had never been held without a point in any four consecutive NHL games, regular or postseason, until the Bruins series.”
Some quick notes to wrap up the Boston Bruins’ recent sweep of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Boston held Pittsburgh stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin off the board, while as a team, the Penguins managed just two goals in four games (all data taken from hockey-reference.com).
1- Penguins star Sidney Crosby was held without a point in four games. Here are Crosby’s longest scoreless game streaks in his NHL career
05-06: 3 games
06-07: 3 games
07-08: 1 game
08-09: 3 games
09-10: 2 games
10-11: 2 games
11-12: 2 games
12-13: 1 game
In other words, Crosby had never been held without a point in any four consecutive NHL games, regular or postseason, until the Bruins series.
1a) In the 2008-09 season, Crosby went three games without a point in the final three games of the Stanley Cup finals against Detroit. That streak should come with an asterisk, as Crosby was…
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