Found January 29, 2012 on
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.
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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:
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Sidney Crosby is in Pittsburgh, plans to continue on-ice workouts and ideally will learn this week if he has spent almost 13 months recovering from a neck injury in addition to a concussion.
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.
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.
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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.
A California doctors says Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is recovering from a neck injury in addition to a concussion. Crosby visited with neurological spine specialist Dr. Robert S. Bray in Los Angeles this week to treat lingering concussion-like symptoms. The team issued a statement Saturday night saying Bray diagnosed Crosby with a concussion and an unspecified neck injury...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is suffering from a soft tissue injury in his neck that could lead to neurological problems.
If new findings are correct, those assembled by the Penguins and Sidney Crosby to treat his ailment have some serious explaining to do.
ESPN’s John Buccigross, one of the only ESPN folks that I actually like (probably because he likes hockey), came out with a list of the NHL’s top 100 this last week, and he showed some of our Pens some love. Five Penguins showed up on the writer’s list with all 6 being 75 or better, 3 in the top 12 and 2 of the top 3 overall. I didn’t run an overall tally of how many...
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.