Sidney Crosby scored his 400th goal (of 13 years career) in the Pittsburgh Penguins' game on Sunday against the St. Louis Blues.
Sidney scored 3:31 into the second period in order to tie the game 1-1 and reach the milestone. Conor Sheary assisted on the goal.
Sidney Crosby Scores 400th Goal of 13 Years Career: The Pittsburgh Penguins' game
Sidney muscled a shot past Blues goaltender Jake Allen from the left side of the net, ending a 10-game goal-less streak.
According to the team's Twitter account, after the Penguins' 4-1 victory, Sidney said,
I still don't know how it trickled in. It seemed like it took forever. It's been a long 10 games, so it's nice to see one go in,
In the third period, Sidney added an empty-net goal. His father was there at the game in St. Louis. Sidney said it was "special" to have him at the game.
According to the team's Twitter account, he said,
It was really nice. To have my dad here who was around for so many early mornings and sacrificed a lot so I could play hockey, it's special,
Thanks for the puck, ref.
Sid's going to have to add that one to his collection. pic.twitter.com/zaNSApdCWZ
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 11, 2018
Sidney is just the third Penguins player to reach the 400-goal mark, joining Mario Lemieux (690) and Jaromir Jagr (439). Sidney's teammate Evgeni Malkin has 358.
Sidney is also the 95th player in NHL history with 400 goals. He has 19 goals this season. He led the NHL with 44 goals last season.