Found December 07, 2011 on The Pensblog:
"Max Talbot says Claude Giroux is just as good as Sidney Crosby" is the headline of this piece at Pro Hockey Talk. Unsurprisingly, Max Talbot has opened his mouth again to draw attention to himself. It's conveniently while HBO is filming for 24/7. We're just as shocked as you are that Talbot would try to get his name in the spotlight. Talbot told that Giroux has "been the best in the league since the beginning of the year." "The way they battle and play with passion is something I can see in their eyes," Talbot said. "They definitely have the [same] intensity. Defensively, they battle." Of course, Talbot didn't actually say the words "Claude Giroux is just as good as Sidney Crosby," but we all get the point. This isn't the first praise Claude Giroux has received from a former Penguin-turned Flyer. Earlier in the year Jaromir Jagr called Giroux "a little Mario Lemieux." ...

Sidney Crosby will miss visits to Philly, Long Island

The Philadelphia stop on Sidney Crosby's comeback tour was going to be appointment hockey on Thursday night. Alas, Crosby will miss that game and their game at the New York Islanders for precautionary reasons. From the Penguins: "Sidney took a hard hit during our game against Boston Monday night and wasn't feeling 100 percent," Penguins General Manager Ray Shero...

Wednesday’s Three Stars: Giroux’s 4-point night; Caps, Canes win

No. 1 Star: Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers Giroux took over the NHL's scoring lead with a goal and three assists during a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. After scoring three times in the first period, the Flyers answered with four of their own before the game moved to overtime. In the extra frame, it was Giroux who netted the winner with a Gir-beauty: ...

Sidney Crosby Has To Miss Two Games Because Of This Hit

He's been back for just eight games since he ended his 10-month absence because of a concussion, but Sidney Crosby won't play tomorrow in Philly or Saturday at the Islanders, the Penguins have announced. More »

Giroux stuns Sabres in OT, takes over points lead

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Claude Giroux scored 2:27 into overtime for the Philadelphia Flyers , who overcame a three-goal, first-period deficit and beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Wednesday night.

Sidney Crosby will sit out two games

It's only precautionary after Penguins star collides with teammate during Monday's loss to Bruins. Crosby says it's 'nothing major.'It's only precautionary after Penguins star collides with teammate during Monday's loss to Bruins. Crosby says it's 'nothing major.'

'I just want to be smart with this'

PHT: Sidney Crosby talks about the headache he suffered after practice Wednesday and why he’s sitting out tonight’s game against Philadelphia and Saturday’s against the Islanders.

Slap Shot: Penguins Say Crosby to Miss Next Two Games as Precaution

The Penguins say Sidney Crosby, who recently returned from a concussion, will sit out two games as a precautionary measure after he took a bit hit in Monday's game.

Crosby to miss next two games as precaution

Sidney Crosby will sit out the Penguins' next two games as a precaution after taking a hard hit in Monday's game against the Bruins, the Penguins said on their website.

Recap: Buffalo vs. Philadelphia

Claude Giroux scored with 2:23 remaining in overtime to send Philadelphia past Buffalo, 5-4.

Sidney Crosby to miss two games after hit

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Penguins star Sidney Crosby to sit 2 games as precaution after colliding with teammate

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‘Concussion brothers’ Sidney Crosby, Patrice Bergeron face off

The Boston Bruins visit the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night (preview) sitting three points out of the Eastern Conference lead with three games in-hand. They're 9-0-1 in their last 10 games; the Penguins are 5-1-1 since Sidney Crosby graced the NHL with his presence. Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins is one of Crosby's friends and, as Michael Farber wrote for SI, a fellow...

Pens-Flyers In-Game Blog

6:40 PM: Lots to report from the Pens' first visit of the season to the City of Brotherly Love. The Pens will be without captain Sidney Crosby, as he's sitting out tonight's game and Saturday's tilt in Long Island as a precautionary measu...
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