Assisted by none other than his longtime teammate Evgeni Malkin, Crosby punched his ticket to the 500 Club in the first period, making it a 2-1 game for the Penguins over their cross-state rivals.
The hockey world rejoiced for Sid the Kid’s milestone, so here are some of the reactions from Twitter.
Sidney Crosby joins Mario Lemieux (690) as the only players in Penguins history to score 500 goals with the team. Congrats Sid! pic.twitter.com/Kyq6Xzudgq
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) February 16, 2022
Sidney Crosby has been money his entire career.
Congrats on 500 goals Sid pic.twitter.com/8fbfLUZ2LL
— Tim and Friends (@timandfriends) February 16, 2022
Sidney Crosby: 500 goals
Here's his player card throughout the years. Pure dominance pic.twitter.com/A4hTdPqyMF
— dom at the athletic (@domluszczyszyn) February 16, 2022
The entire Penguins team left the bench to go congratulate Sidney Crosby after he scored No. 500. I've never seen anything like that. Just a testament to their closeness and how highly they think of their captain.
— Pens Inside Scoop (@PensInsideScoop) February 16, 2022
Crosby 500 14 rows back pic.twitter.com/JiTK74UYWI
— Kyle Garay (@Iamkylegaray) February 16, 2022
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Sidney Crosby scored goal 500 on the Penguins 50th game of the season, on Jagr’s 50th birthday, his 50th against the Flyerspic.twitter.com/27I6blWWYP
— Jenna Harner (@JennaHarner11) February 16, 2022
Born too late to watch the moon landing.
Born too early to experience space travel.
Born on time to watch Sidney Crosby play hockey. #500
— Bren Danflashes (@sheepsleepdeep) February 16, 2022
— rachael || SIDNEY CROSBY 500 GOALS (@littlethingswt) February 16, 2022
— House of Bucci Mane (@Buccigross) February 16, 2022
Sidney Crosby stood and saluted the crowd after No. 500.
As someone might say, he’s smiling like a butcher’s dog. pic.twitter.com/3Pjio8MOX6
— Mike DeFabo (@MikeDeFabo) February 16, 2022
So excited to hear my dad announce Sid’s historic goal! What a night! So many cheers & chants I love this place. pic.twitter.com/3ji3dD1WfX
— Celina Pompeani Mathison (@CelinaPompeani) February 16, 2022