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Canada's win puts Sidney Crosby in the exclusive Triple Gold Club

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Sidney Crosby registers a goal and an assist in Canada's 6-1 crushing of Russia in the gold medal game of the 2015 IIHF World Championship. Crosby's now won all 3 legs of the Triple Gold - a Stanley Cup, Olympic Gold and WHC Gold.

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Sidney Crosby and Team Canada have won the World Championships, congrats to them on a dominant tournament where they blew out every other team that got in their way, including a 6-1 win in the 'ship vs. Russia. Crosby scored a goal and an assist in the title game, and recorded at least a point in every game of the tournament that he played in.

Crosby becomes the 26th player to win the "Triple Crown" for a gold medal at the WC, a gold medal in the Olympics and a Stanley Cup.

More impressively, Crosby is the 1st and only player to captain his team in each leg of the 3 events.

According to the International Ice Hockey Federation:

-More than 15,000 players have tried to win worlds gold since 1930.

-More than 9,000 players have tried to win the Stanley Cup since 1893.

-More than 4,000 players have tried to win Olympic gold since 1920.

Only 26 players have won all three.

Congrats to Sid!

The members of the Triple Gold club:

SWEDEN: Tomas Naslund, Mats Naslund, Hakan Loob, Peter Forsberg, Nicklas Lidstrom, Frederik Modin, Niklas Kronwall, Henrik Zetterberg, Mikael Samuelsson

RUSSIA: Valeri Kamensky, Alexei Gusarov, Slava Fetisov, Alex Mogilny, Igor Larionov, Vladimir Malakhov

CANADA: Rob Blake, Joe Sakic, Brendan Shanahan, Scott Niedermayer, Chris Pronger, Eric Staal, Jonathan Toews, Patrice Bergeron, Sidney Crosby

(Mike Babcock has coached his way to a Triple Gold as well)

CZECH REPUBLIC: Jaromir Jagr , Jiri Slegr

(Brenden Morrow and Rick Nash could also join the club if Tampa or NYR wins the Cup this year.)