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.”

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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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Posted on June 10, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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