Found January 31, 2012 on
It is time the National Hockey League takes head injuries seriously, especially as star Sidney Crosby considers whether he will pay again.

Crosby press conference scheduled, then called off? Confusion city.

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...

Michael Farber: In All-Star gala with head-turning results, Crosby's neck is top story

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.

Positive News for Crosby, Pens on Neck Injury

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. Doct...

Pens' Crosby in danger of neurological problems

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is suffering from a soft tissue injury in his neck that could lead to neurological problems.

NHL All-Star Notebook: Crosby exam results might come today

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.

Sidney Crosby works out, but playing time "nowhere" close

Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby skated on the Consol Energy Center ice for the first time in more than six weeks Monday.

Sidney Crosby Reportedly Learned of Neck Injury Thanks to Advice from Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen

Pittsburgh Penguins star center Sidney Crosby missed most of last season after receiving hits to his head in back-to-back games. He was diagnosed with a concussion on January 5th and missed nearly 10 months of action before returning this season. Crosby played eight games before getting hurt again after taking another hit to the head. He has been out since December. Crosby reportedly...

Kovacevic: How do you miss a broken neck?

If new findings are correct, those assembled by the Penguins and Sidney Crosby to treat his ailment have some serious explaining to do.

NHL: Pluses and minuses around the league

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:

Pens' Crosby takes the ice with injured Staal, Despres

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.
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