Penguins star Crosby becomes youngest player to reach 200-point plateau

Crosby recorded his 200th career point with a goal in the Penguins’ game versus the Carolina Hurricanes. He fought off Josef Vasicek behind the net to control the puck, then beat goalie Cam Ward with a wraparound to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead.

Crosby is the NHL’s scoring leader with 98 points.

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Crosby achieved the milestone at the age of 19 years 207 days, breaking the mark set by Wayne Gretzky in the 1980-81 season.

Gretzky recorded his 200th point at the age of 19 years 347 days.