Sidney Crosby came into Thursday’s action with 22 goals in just 27 games. Make that 23 (and possibly more) in 28.
He’s been scoring in a variety of ways this season, as you’d expect with such a fast start. Some of it comes down to puck luck – he began tonight with a 24 shooting percentage, compared to 14.8 for his career – but only some of it.
The rest? Just pure skill:
You know you’re on a hot streak when people sort of shrug their shoulders at that great goal, too:
To back up that point: