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Sidney Crosby says he wants to play at least 3 more years

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby said Tuesday at his final news conference of the season that he hopes to play at least three more years.(Story continues below the tweet)Crosby and the Penguins lost their best-of-seven series to the New York Rangers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Rangers won a dramatic Game 7 on a sudden-death goal in overtime in New York on Sunday.Several Penguins spoke at the team's final formal media availability.Crosby also talked about the trio of himself, Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang, who have been the face of the franchise for 16 years.(Story continues below the tweet)Many observers think this was the last year the trio will have played together. 
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Crosby, 34, registered 31 goals and 53 assists in 69 regular-season games in 2021-22, his 17th season since the Penguins drafted him first overall in 2005. Questions regarding how much longer Crosby will play have little to do with his playing ability and more to do with his health. He was sidelined for various ailments during the regular season, then exited Game 5 of Pittsburgh's first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers following a high hit from defenseman Jacob Trouba. Given Crosby has sustained multiple head injuries over his career, it's fair to question how many more hits he can sustain.
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Crosby registered his 17th point-per-game season with 84 points in 69 regular-season contests. Crosby also reached the 30-goal threshold for just the second time in the last five years while matching his career-best in game-winning goals with nine. Despite Crosby's high-level productivity, the Penguins once again found themselves bounced from the playoffs in the first round. While Crosby will definitely be back next year and offering elite-level fantasy value, he could see long-time running mates Evgeni Malkin or Kris Letang sporting different sweaters.
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