Plenty of Pittsburgh Penguins deserve credit as the team is really heating up, but the hottest streak belongs to the most obvious catalyst: Sidney Crosby.
As of this writing, the Penguins lead the San Jose Sharks 5-0 in what was a lopsided rematch of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final.
Crosby – the guy who you may remember as the 2016 Conn Smythe winner – now has eight goals in six games after firing in two on Saturday. He now has three multi-goal games in his last four contests (six goals, one assist).
Here’s his first of the night:
And his second, a one-handed sensation:
So, yeah, he might still be the best player in the world, and the Penguins are impressive with him back in the mix.