Sidney Crosby Wins 2013-14 Hart Trophy Award

June 24th, 2014 by Mike Chiari Leave a reply »

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby is widely regarded as the NHL's best player, and it was determined Tuesday night that he is also the most valuable, as he captured the Hart Memorial Trophy for the second time in his career.

The Penguins official Twitter feed had the news:

ESPN's Sportscenter Twitter account reminded fans just how impressive Crosby has been:

Although most viewed Crosby as the clear front-runner, he faced some deserving competition in Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf and Philadelphia Flyers star Claude Giroux. Ultimately, neither Getzlaf nor Giroux truly stood a chance, however.   

Upon finding out about his nomination in May, Crosby made mention of how much the award's history means to him, according to Rob Rossi and Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

"It's an honor," Crosby said. "To get recognized with that group of players, to know who's won that trophy in the past, it's definitely an honor."

Scoring is at a premium in the NHL these days and nobody contributed to more goals than Crosby. He led the leagu ...

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