2011-12 Game 21
New York Islanders (5-9-3, 13 points) at Pittsburgh Penguins (11-6-3, 25 points)
Sid's rookie card (2005-06 Upper Deck) will set you back about $230 - $250. Expect that to go up.
Why does it matter?
It's the return of Sidney Crosby to the lineup, almost eleven months after he last stepped on the ice.
What has been happening lately?
Pens - Since sweeping the Isles in a home-and-home around Halloween, the Pens are just 3-4-1. Sid picked exactly the right time to return - they need a jolt.
Islanders - The Isles have been pretty bad. After starting the season 3-1, they're just 2-8-3. They can't score enough to win.
Questions to be answered
How much will Sid play? If he really only plays 12 minutes, as has been suggested, what does that do to the line juggling of HCDB?
What is wrong with the penalty kill? They've allowed multiple goals in back-to-back games.
Will Geno continue his strong play, or will h...