Sidney Crosby has indicated that his chances of playing overseas during the NHL lockout have increased significantly, according to a report in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
"You know what? It's a lot more possible right now," Crosby told the newspaper Monday. "I probably hadn't thought about it quite as much as I have the past few days.
"It's definitely been something ... with the way things are looking now, it's not looking too good."
According to the report, the Pittsburgh Penguins star's agent, Pat Brisson, has been in contact with many teams in Russia and Switzerland about Crosby.
Crosby led the Penguins to a Stanley Cup championship in 2010, but his career since then has been marred by concussions.