Found January 31, 2012 on
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. At least there is game tonight. yikes.
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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.
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.