GIF: Sidney Crosby's mind-bending one-time skate pass

Thomas Drance

That Sidney Crosby is great at hockey is a bit of a truism at this point. 

The best player in the world made a ridiculous play to set up line-mate Chris Kunitz in the first period of Friday night's game between the Rangers and Penguins. 

The play was started when Penguins defenseman Matt Niskanen took a point shot that was deflected by a Rangers forward. Even though the puck was moving at full speed, was deflected, and was coming in behind Crosby, the Penguins forward managed to deflect it with his skate, without stopping it, and sent it perfectly across the crease to Kunitz:

[Courtesy Root Sports]

It certainly appears as if that skate pass was intentional, albeit completely unbelievable.