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NHL Super Star Receives Country's Highest Honor


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Stef
December 30, 2022  (2:38 PM)
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As if two Hart trophies, multiple Best NHL Player ESPY awards, 3 Ted Lindsays, 2 Con Smythes, 2 Art Rosses, 2 «Rocket» trophies, a Mark Messier Leadership Award, being an NHL All-Star, winning 3 Stanley Cups, a World Championship, and 2 Olympic Gold Medals wasn't enough, Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby has now been awarded the highest honor his country has to offer.

Announced yesterday by the General Governor of Canada, Crosby has been appointed an officer to the Order of Canada. This honor was given for his support to community service initiatives for youth, and being one of the greatest hockey players of all time.
The Order of Canada was created in 1967 and has honored more than 7,600 people. While being the 26th player to join the Triple Gold Club (winning a Stanley Cup, World Championship, and Olympic Gold), the 35 year old Nova Scotian is the only member to have been the Captain when all thee teams won their respective titles.



Currently, Crosby has 43 points in his 35 games played, this season (19G, 24A), and is just 48 points shy of 1500 total for his career.

The Penguins currently hold the top Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, and take on the number 2 Metro Division New Jersey Devils, tonight, in Pittsburgh.
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