From the NHLPA on Crosby’s season:
“I would like to thank the NHL Players’ Association for recognizing me for this award,” said Sidney Crosby, the 2012-13 Ted Lindsay Award recipient. “It means a lot to be recognized by the guys that you compete against each and every night.”
Crosby helped lead the Penguins to a first place finish in the Eastern Conference in the 2012-13 regular season. He ranked tied for third in the league in points (56), second in assists (41), fourth in plus-minus (+26), and first in points per game (1.56).
In the history of the Award, four different Penguins players have been voted the “Most Outstanding Player” for a combined nine times. Crosby’s teammate Evgeni Malkin received the Ted Lindsay Award last season, while former Penguins forward Mario Lemieux received the Award four times (1985-86, 1987-88, 1992-93, 1995-96), and forward Jaromir Jagr received the Award twice while playing for the Penguins (1998-99, 1999-00).
Crosby’s 1.56 points per game led all NHL players. Despite just 36 games, he was without question the League’s most dominating offensive force. The players agreed.
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