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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby knows what is ailing him - and admits he's ready for what lies ahead.
Crosby is dealing with a treatable soft-tissue neck injury and has no qualms with the team's medical staff.
"I think the biggest thing to take from it is that it's something I can work on. I can come in and get my neck worked on," Crosby said on Tuesday.
"There's a pretty big possibility that could be causing some of the issues, so I really hope that's the case and hope with some treatment that it'll improve and that's hopefully the end of it."
Crosby has returned to skating, but admits he is not where he needs to be at this point.
The 2007 NHL MVP does not have a timetable for a return. He has not played since Dec. 5.
Crosby had been sidelined for 10 1/2 months before making a dramatic return to the lineup on Nov. 21, scoring two goals and adding two assists versus the New York Islanders.
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A very strange turn of events as confusion seems reigning around Sidney Crosby this afternoon.
Here is what we know. There was a report that the Penguins were going to release a statment on Sidney Crosby this afternoon.
From there, reports of a press conference developed.
This from Bob Pomp:
And then 27 minutes later:
Welcome to the circus...
The biggest story of All-Star weekend wasn't the 21 goals scored in the game. Sidney Crosby's injured vertebrae has everyone holding their collective breath, writes Michael Farber.
The Penguins said in a statement that there is no evidence that Penguins captain Sidney Crosby had a past or present neck fracture, but he is suffering from a soft-tissue injury of the neck that could be causing neurological symptoms.
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby skated on the Consol Energy Center ice for the first time in more than six weeks Monday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is suffering from a soft tissue injury in his neck that could lead to neurological problems.
The NHL All-Star Game played out in normal fashion Sunday at Scotiabank Place. A night earlier, health news about Sidney Crosby fairly well upstaged the skills challenge.
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was on the ice at CONSOL Energy Center for a pre-practice skate Monday.
Crosby skated with injured teammates Simon Despres and Jordan Staal and strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar.
Crosby, who has been o...
It is time the National Hockey League takes head injuries seriously, especially as star Sidney Crosby considers whether he will pay again.
If new findings are correct, those assembled by the Penguins and Sidney Crosby to treat his ailment have some serious explaining to do.
The trade deadline is less than a month away and the rumors will intensify. The news about Sidney Crosby's injured vertebrae isn't good.Times columnist Helene Elliott rates the pluses and minuses in the NHL from the last week:
Penguins center Sidney Crosby has joined center Jordan Staal and defenseman Simon Despres, both of whom are on injured reserve because of knee injuries, on the ice with conditioning coach Mike Kadar at Consol Energy Center.