Crosby joins Gretzky, Lemieux with latest point-per-game season
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With the NHL's regular season officially over, Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby joins legends Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux as the only players in league history to average more than one point per game over their first 15 campaigns, according to The Athletic's Josh Yohe.

Here are Crosby's points-per-game totals since he broke into the league 15 seasons ago:

Season PPG
2005-06 1.26
2006-07 1.52
2007-08 1.36
2008-09 1.34
2009-10 1.35
2010-11 1.61
2011-12 1.68
2012-13 1.56
2013-14 1.30
2014-15 1.09
2015-16 1.06
2016-17 1.19
2017-18 1.09
2018-19 1.27
2019-20 1.15

Gretzky holds the record having gone 19 straight seasons averaging a point per game, only falling short in the year before retirement. Lemieux's streak ended at 15.

Teammate Evgeni Malkin has averaged over a point per game in 13 of his 14 seasons but missed the mark 2010-11.

Connor McDavid holds the only other active streak, as he's reached the mark in each of his first five seasons.

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