By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Sidney Crosby received some high praise on Thursday.READ MORE: Body Found In Wyoming Park 'Consistent With The Description' Of Gabby Petito
Crosby was selected by his teammates as the winner of the team’s Most Valuable Player Award and the Players’ Player Award for this season. It is Crosby’s ninth team MVP Award and third Players’ Players Award.
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Sidney Crosby: Team MVP and Players' Player
This is Crosby’s ninth Team MVP recognition, trailing only Mario Lemieux (12) for the most in team history. This also marks the captain’s third Players’ Player Award selection.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cooldown Coming With Fall Set To Arrive
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The Players’ Player Award is voted on by the players for the player who is dedicated to teamwork and who they feel exemplifies leadership both on and off the ice.