Sidney Crosby secures hat trick in Penguins' Game 1 win over Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby posted three goals in Wednesday's 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

What It Means:

In attaining his third career playoff hat trick, Crosby tied the franchise record, held my Mario Lemieux. He put up one goal in the second period before tallying two in the matter of nearly three minutes in the third. Crosby had four shots on goal and a hit in his 16-plus minutes on the ice.

For his career, Crosby now has 60 goals and 167 points in 149 postseason games. We give the Penguins a 8.56% chance of three-peating as Stanley Cup champions.