Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/2/11

Sidney Crosby certainly knows a thing or two about concussion.

With that in mind, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain offered his advice to concussed New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal.

"I think (Staal should) be patient. That’s the most important thing," Crosby said. "There are days you feel really good and there are days it feels you really haven’t progressed that much.

"So you look at the good days as little victories, and you make sure you build on them, but I wouldn’t come back until you’re 100 percent. That’s my advice; however long it takes, it’s worth the wait."

Staal was concussed after he was checked by his brother - Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal - during a game in February. He managed to play out the season before he was experiencing symptoms during summer workouts.

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