Originally written on Fox - The Hockey Guy  |  Last updated 10/12/14
Sadly, concussions remain the top headline for the first half of the NHL season. Several standouts have recovered, but several more remained shelved with post-concussion syndrome.Here is an update:Sidney Crosby, Penguins: The good news on Sid the Kid is he is continuing his light exercise work. The bad news: His concussion symptoms are lingering. Doctors first diagnosed him with a concussion nearly a year ago, on Jan. 6. After sitting out more than 10 months, Crosby returned to action on Nov. 21 and played eight games. But recurring problems forced him off the ice again and he has not played since Dec. 5.Chris Pronger, Flyers: The battered Philly defenseman will sit out the rest of the regular season and postseason with severe concussion symptoms. Pronger, 37, has been sidelined since Nov. 19. Given all that he has been through, retirement has to be an option, right? On the plus side, Philly got top gun Claude Giroux and young gun Brayden Schenn back from their concussions.Kris Leta...

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