Sidney Crosby scores in debut

Updated: November 21, 2011, 9:50 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists through the first two periods of his season debut on Monday night against the New York Islanders.

Crosby weaved past three New York defenders then beat Anders Nilsson with a backhand to give the Penguins an early 1-0 lead less than 6 minutes into the game.

It was Crosby's first goal since scoring a pair against Atlanta on Dec. 28, 2010. Crosby hadn't played since Jan. 5 after being diagnosed with ...

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