PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sidney Crosby scored and collected his 800th career assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins ended a six-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over Ottawa.
Crosby became the 32nd player in NHL history to reach the 800-assist plateau when he earned the secondary assist on Jason Zucker’s goal 36 seconds into the third period that put the Penguins up 5-1.READ MORE: Westmoreland Co. Board Of Elections Making Changes, Restructuring
The 32-year-old Crosby needed just 980 games to get to 800, the sixth-fastest ever.READ MORE: Black Bear Spotted Roaming Near Rt. 981 In New Alexandria
Jayce Hawryluk, Brady Tkachuk and Connor Brown scored for the Senators but Ottawa couldn’t keep pace as the Penguins broke out of a two-week slide in style.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Missing 82-Year-Old Merilyn Penn
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