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Watch Crosby score with baseball move

Feb 8, 2013, 8:57 AM EST

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby showed off his hand-eye coordination Thursday night.

With his team already up 4-1 in the second period, Crosby gave them a little extra insurance by batting a puck out of midair and past Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby.

“Sid gets a single up the middle,” Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said via the team’s Twitter account. “Pretty outstanding goal.”

If you want to view it for yourself, you can do so below:

Crosby also registered two assists in Pittsburgh’s 5-2 victory. He now has 17 points in 11 games, which is good enough to put him into a tie for third place in the NHL.

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