Crosby named NHL's Third Star of the week

Crosby named NHL's Third Star of the week

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PITTSBURGH — Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was named the NHL's Third Star of the week.

Crosby tied for the NHL lead with 10 points (2 goals, 8 assists) last week. He ranks fourth among all NHL players in scoring for February.

This is the third time this season that Crosby has been honored with a Star of the Week award. He was the First Star on January 28 after being named MVP at the NHL All-Star Game. Crosby was also First Star during the final week of October.

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