Pittsburgh's fab five

  • Updated: October 29, 2007 - 9:10 PM

SIDNEY CROSBY

Age: 20 (Aug. 7, 1987 in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia).

Ht.: 5-11; Wt.: 200

Position: center

Drafted: first overall, 2005

2007-08 stats: four goals, nine assists, 13 points, 10 games.

Accolades

• Four months before his 20th birthday, Crosby finished the 2006-07 season as the first teenager in major pro team sports history to win a scoring title, scoring 120 points (36 goals, 84 assists).

• Became the seventh player in NHL history to win the Hart Trophy (MVP), Art Ross Trophy (leading scorer) and Lester Pearson Trophy (Outstanding Player as voted by NHLPA members) in the same season.

• As an 18-year-old rookie, he broke Mario Lemieux's Penguins rookie records with 63 assists and 102 points, the youngest player in NHL history to hit 100 points.

• Named Penguins captain on May 31, 2007, the youngest captain in NHL history (Brian Bellows was younger when the North Stars named him captain in 1984 to replace an injured Craig Hartsburg, but that was only temporary).

• Youngest player in NHL history to hit 200 points (19 years, 207 days).

• Youngest player to be voted to an NHL All-Star Game (2007).

EVGENI MALKIN

Age: 21 (July 31, 1986 in Magnitogorsk, Russia)

Ht.: 6-3; Wt.: 195

Position: center/right wing

Drafted: second overall, 2004

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