Found February 04, 2012 on
Sidney Crosby skated apart from his Penguins teammates for about an hour Friday at Southpointe and later accompanied the club on its road trip to Boston for a game today and New Jersey on Sunday.

Sidney Crosby saga continues

The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, who’s considered by many to be the best hockey player in the world, is still sitting on the sidelines a year after being injured in the NHL’s Outdoor Classic game against the Washington Capitals. Crosby received a concussion in January 2011 and has played just eight games since. The 24-year-old Crosby attempted to comeback earlier this...

Penguins update: critical stretch, contract extensions and Crosby’s health

The Penguins were riding high coming out of the All-Star break and rattled off their 8th win in a row before falling to the Leafs 1-0 Wednesday.  After a couple road tests Saturday and Sunday against the Bruins and Devils, the Penguins have a chance to make another push in the standings to catch the Flyers and Rangers in the Atlantic Division.  It’s critical that the Pens take...

Penguins' Crosby skates solo for an hour

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated on his own for an hour Friday and accompanied the team on its weekend road trip to Boston and New Jersey. Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said Crosby will skate before the team's games on Saturday and Sunday. Crosby has not played since Dec. 5 due to concussion-like symptoms. He was recently diagnosed with a a treatable soft-tissue...

Penguins getting by without Crosby

The Pittsburgh Penguins may be without their team captain and superstar Sidney Crosby, but it certainly has not spelled bad news for their hockey club.Despite being without a player of Crosby's caliber, the Penguins have won eight of their last nine games. The team is currently fifth in the Eastern Conference but just four points behind the Philadelphia Flyers and seven points...

Molinari on the Penguins: Crosby's playing style unlikely to change

It would make sense, of course. When a guy's medical records from a 13-month period look like Sidney Crosby's do, making a few adjustments might seem prudent. Might seem, for example, like a good time to spend some more time out on the perimeter.

Penguins Should Trade Sidney Crosby for Peyton Manning, Embrace His Role as Team Mascot While Star Recovers

What to do with Sidney Crosby? The Penguins star has had a long and winding road back to the ice after sustaining a concussion last season, exasperated even more by a strange turn recently revealing a soft-tissue injury may be hampering his rehab. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette can't keep up with all the uncertainty surrounding Sid the Kid, so he asked our Twitter followers what...

THIS WEEK IN HOCKEY: The NHL’s Concussion Crisis; Scared for Sid; Shooting on the Shootout

This Week in Hockey is a weekly column in which assistant blogger Michael Spinner shares and discusses the major storylines in the National Hockey League from the past week.  The NHL at a Concussion Crossroads There is absolutely nothing funny about head injuries, anywhere, at any time. The days are over when we can call an athlete ‘soft’ when he or she does not play...

Who Did the Bruins Draft With Their First Pick in the 2004 NHL Draft?

The 2004 NHL draft has yielded some of the league's biggest stars. While face-of-the-Penguins-franchise Sidney Crosby entered the league the following year, his talented Pittsburgh partner in crime, Evgeni Malkin, was the second overall pick in the 2004 draft. Even more notably, Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin was taken with the top pick that year. But the Caps...

Penguins-Bruins Preview

No matter what happens to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Boston, it probably won't be worse than the outcome the last time they faced the Bruins. These Eastern Conference contenders meet Saturday afternoon for the first time since Sidney Crosby's most recent appearance in a game, with each club trying to bounce back from a shutout loss. Crosby had given the Penguins (29-18...

Red-Hot Pittsburgh Penguins Battle Bruins, Sharing Much in Common With Animal Namesake

You may have already known that the Bruins are playing the Penguins on Saturday afternoon, but did you know the Penguins are in the middle of a bit of a hot streak? Led by Evgeni Malkin, the Pens have scrapped their way back into the conversation this season -- even without Sidney Crosby in the lineup. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette did a little digging and found some other fun facts...

Penguins Report: 2/3/12

10:26 AM: Pens captain Sidney Crosby skated before practice with strength and conditioning coach Mike Kadar. Here's the evidence... 10:15 AM: Today should be forward Cal O'Reilly's first practice with the team since the...

Different Trade Approaches

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Put yourself in the shoes of an NHL general manager, 24 days from the trade deadline - and not his fantasy shoes by the way, where Sidney Crosby can be traded for Alex Ovechkin and six-for-six blockbusters are common. Try it in the real world, where the decision for so many teams comes down to this: When so few players are made available...
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