Sidney Crosby Snubbed on NHL Awards Night

June 24th, 2010 by Amber Alexander Leave a reply »
The NHL Awards were last night and if you're a Penguins fan, you were disappointed in how little Sidney Crosby was involved. 

For him to lead the league in goals (tied with Steven Stamkos), finish second with 109 points, and yet still have his name be absent from the awards list is ridiculous.

Even in the video that was introduced by the Chicago Blackhawks, you didn't see one highlight reel of one of Crosby's 51 goals. 

He was third in the Hart Trophy voting behind winner Henrik Sedin and Alex Ovechkin. Sedin deserved the Hart, but it should have been a close one with him and Crosby.

Now for all of you who are going to comment on Ovechkin. 

The whole "he missed 10 games and still was tied with Crosby..." blah blah blah.

Let's go over some history real quick: 

Ovechkin was awarded three game misconducts this year. He was suspended for two games in December after putting a knee on knee hit on Carolina's Tim Gleason and suspended again in March for the shove from behind on Brian Campbell.  So there isn't a lot of sympathy for him on four of those games.

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