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By the end of the 2005-06 season, Crosby had emerged as one of the league's best young players, finishing with 102 points to his credit. Overall, he tallied 120 points, scoring 28 goals and registering 84 assists—this despite playing the last six weeks with a broken bone in his foot.

That year, Crosby became the youngest player in league history to win the Art Ross Trophy as scoring champion.

By the age of 7 he'd significantly distanced himself talent-wise from other kids his age. In 1997, at the age of 10, Crosby scored 159 goals in just 55 games for his hometown youth club.

Even against older teens, Crosby excelled, showing a prowess with the puck that earned him attention across Canada.

The collision forced Crosby to miss the rest of the season and fueled talk that his career might be in jeopardy.

After a tenuous and up-and-down 2011-12 season, in which he played just 22 games, Crosby returned to full strength the following year, registering 56 points in a 36-game season shortened by a lockout.

More significantly, he was the second youngest player ever to win the Hart Trophy as the league's most valuable player.

In 2009, Crosby got to hold up hockey's ultimate prize when he led Pittsburgh to its first Stanley Cup title since 1992.

He then returned to Quebec for a second year in the QMJHL, scoring 66 goals and cementing his status as the best young prospect in the world.

Across North America Crosby earned comparisons to some of the game's all-time greats, including Wayne Gretzky and Bobby Orr.

Professional ice hockey player Sidney Crosby was born on August 7, 1987, in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada.