Crosby's decisive goal sent the Canadian supporters into raptures and caused traffic jams throughout Vancouver as fans took to the streets to celebrate a historic win.
Montreal beat Boston 4-1 while Carolina defeated Toronto 5-1.
Crosby returns to the ice tonight with the current Stanley Cup holders as the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the struggling New York Rangersat madison Square Garden.
And if you have missed out there's a chance to catch up on the news action and see what all the fuss is about from Monday as Sports Center will now be screened every night on ESPN America.
The programme's blend of news, passion and personality can't be beaten and has been finely honed during its 30-year reign, winning countless awards including ten sports Emmys.
Pretty Boy Floyd and the Pacman were to have banked a minimum £30million each if negotiations for their superfight on March 13 had not stalled because of the furious row which erupted over the tests.
Now Mayweather (pictured) has stunned the boxing world by claiming: ' If it was all about money for me, I would’ve said ‘' I don’t care what Manny Pacquiao does, just give me the money, I’ll take it,’'.
The 61-year-old said: ' Hannah Storm in a horrifying outfit today.
She's got red gog-go boots and a Catholic school plaid skirt...
Kirilenko insists he does not know about the arrangement and said: ' I'm not planning to do anything.' There's no truth to suggestions he then went out and ordered a Hawaiian with extra topping.