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Penguins ft Sidney Crosby Fantasy Hockey Names

By Abhay Acharya / 11 October 2023 10:59 AM

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Sidney Crosby Fantasy Hockey names are The Crosby Boyz, Sidney Puckers, Pittsburgh Crosby, Pens and Sid, Crosby-Licious, and more. 

The Penguins captain is among the top players in the league and has been leading the team since 2007. He earned the honor as an Officer of the Order of Canada on 29 December 2022 for being one of the grandest hockey players and backing community service endeavors for youth. 

Naming your team is a beginning priority in any fantasy hockey league. An appropriate name well and truly shapes the essence of your team.

Hence, with the start of the 2023-24 regular season, many fanatics are dropping into the fantasy league on Yahoo and ESPN with their preferred team or player-themed names.

Taking the increasing excitement of fantasy hockey into consideration, we have listed some team names for the fans of Crosby and the Penguins.

Penguins Fantasy Hockey Team Names

Penguins Fantasy Hockey names are Penguins in Flight, Penguins Nation, Pittsburgh Penguins of Steel, Penguins Power, and many more. 

The Penguins became part of the National Hockey League in 1967, the same year they were founded. Since then, they have competed as an Eastern Conference's Metropolitan Division member in the NHL. 

The Penguins are among the best teams, with five Stanley Cup triumphs, including the 2017 championship win against the Nashville Predators. 

Their home venue is the PPG Paints Arena, called initially Consol Energy Center, which they shared with the Arena Football League's Pittsburgh Power from 2011 to 2014. 

As a Penguins fan, you might wonder how you could name your fantasy team roused by the team, players, and coaches. Don't worry; we have got you covered with unique team names based on the team and its members.

Since naming a fantasy team that could highlight your creativity and themes of your favorite ice hockey team could be challenging sometimes, we have created some names for you to choose from inspired by the Penguins team, players, and coaches in the list below. 

Names inspired by the team

  • Pittsburgh Pengwins
  • Pittsburgh Penguins of Steel
  • Penguins Power
  • Penguins of Flight
  • Penguins Dynasty
  • Flight of the Penguins
  • Pittsburgh Hockey City
  • Penguins Nation
  • Pens Power
  • Let's go Pens
  • Pittsburgh Pride
  • Penguins Express
  • Pittsburgh Stampede
  • Pittsburgh Penguinators
  • Penguin-mania
  • Penguins Dynasty
  • Penguins Hurricane
  • Penguins Blizzards
  • Ice Attackers
  • Pittsburgh Kings
  • Pittsburgh Gold Kings
  • Penguins of Destruction
  • Pittsburgh Raptors
  • Penguins of Winners
  • Pens Cup
  • Rise of the Penguins
  • Pittsburgh Eagles
  • Pittsburgh Crush
  • Penguiners
  • The Pittsburgh Knights
  • Flightless Fighters
  • Dive of the Pens
  • Pittsburgh Flames

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Names inspired by players

  • Malking in the Middle
  • Rust Never Sleeps
  • It Doesn't Malk
  • Dark Matta
  • The Crosby Show
  • The Sid and the Superego
  • Moves like Jagr
  • Sweet Dumo-line
  • Will you Mario me?
  • Every Day I'm Hagelin
  • Caught in the Cookie Jarry
  • Rust Bucket
  • Drinking Letang
  • Sid's Kids
  • Lemieux At 'Em
  • Orpik, a Winner
  • Guentzel's Pretzels
  • Bros Before Kehoes
  • Kehoes Forever
  • Jarry the Saviour
  • The Kessel Run
  • Hotel Ruhwedel

Names inspired by coaches

  • Pittsburgh Hennes
  • Sullivan's Snipers
  • Reirden Goal Blizzard
  • Vellucci Jewels
  • Mike's Ice Monsters
  • A Nikkel for a Win
  • Andy's Saviours

Sidney Crosby Fantasy Names

Canadian center Sidney Crosby is one of the best picks for the fantasy league. He stands amongst the top in the rankings and point projection. 

Crosby has led the Penguins as a captain since the 2007-08 season. In 2005, he led the Rimouski Océanic of the QMJHL to the Memorial Cup, playing only two seasons with the team.

He is among the most famous captains in NHL history, with several escapades nationally and internationally. Hence, giving your fantasy team a Crosby-themed name will reflect his vibes throughout your mates and foes in the league. 

For those Sidney Crosby fans, we have you covered with some fantasy hockey team name suggestions mirroring his vibes in the list below.

  • Crosby Powers
  • Crosby Penguins
  • Pens and Sid
  • Sid's Kids
  • Sidney Crew
  • Crosby Nation
  • Sid's Snippers
  • 87's All-Star
  • Crosby's Minions
  • Pittsburgh Crosby
  • Sidney's Rage
  • Crosby and the Puck
  • Sid the Kid's Stanley Cup Factory
  • Crosby Boyz
  • Sidney Rockets
  • Sidney Hour
  • Crosby's Dynasty
  • Crosby-Licious
  • Crosby-Licious Penguins
  • The Crosby Show
  • Sid's Attack
  • Sid Pucks
  • Crosby's Crease Crushers
  • Crosby-Licious Crew
  • 87's All-Star Crewzers

Sidney Crosby NHL Fantasy Outlook for 2023-24 Season

Sidney Crosby NHL fantasy ranking for the 2023-24 season is 12th per the NHL forward projections. He has an early point projection of 102.

Being the 1st overall pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2005 NHL Draft, Sidney finished his rookie season with 102 points (63 assists and 39 goals). He ranked 2nd for the Calder Trophy to Alex Ovechkin.

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Crosby led the Penguins to the 2007 Stanley Cup Playoffs with a score of 120 points (84 assists and 36 goals). He was awarded the Hart Trophy, Lester B. Pearson Award, and the Art Ross Trophy that season. 

Despite the injuries limiting his play to 53 games in the 2007-08 season, he recorded 72 points (48 assists and 24 goals) for the team and led them to the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1992. 

Although the team lost the 2008 Stanley Cup Finals against the Detroit Red Wings, he led them once again in 2009 to a Stanley Cup win against the Red Wings. He recorded as the youngest player in NHL history to captain a Silver Cup-winning team at 21. 

In the 2009-10 and 2016-17 seasons, he led the NHL in goals with 51 and 44, respectively. He then earned his second scoring title with 104 points in the 2013-14 season and was named to the 100 Greatest NHL players in January 2017. 

Internationally, Sidney has won gold medals for Canada at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Also, at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, he was named MVP after leading the tournament in scoring. 

He is among only three active NHL players to score 500 goals alongside the Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and the Lightning captain Steven Stamkos. He reached the milestone on 15 February 2022 in a 5-4 overtime win against the Philadelphia Flyers at PPG Paints Arena. 

Likewise, he reached his 200th NHL postseason point during the 2022 Eastern Conference First Round's fourth game' second period, after assisting Jake Guentzel's goal at 3:38.

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Sidney Crosby career points reached 1502 points as of the 2022-23 season after an assist and two goals on 8 April 2022 in a 5-1 win against the Red Wings. He became the 15th NHL player to reach the milestone. 

Sidney played in the 2007, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2023 NHL All-Star Games and was part of the NHL First All-Star Team in 2007, 2013, 2014, and 2016. 

Crosby is tied to Tage Thompson and Matthew Tkachuk with a 102-point projection in the NHL fantasy hockey forward point projections for the 2023-24 season. Connor McDavid led the projections with 160 points. 

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