Found May 01, 2013 on PenguinPoop:
Sidney Crosby worked out with the Penguins conditioning coach and left the ice before the Penguins started their practice this morning. Odds are Crosby will not be playing tonight.  Coach Bylsma usually has the players attend the regular practice if they are playing, though he could make an exception for Crosby. While it is up in the air whether he will be in the lineup for the first game of the Penguins 2013 playoff run tonight.  If Crosby does return, the Penguins roster possibilities are endless. Imagine your Penguins Head Coach Dan Bylsma and you just got handed a bonanza of players at trade deadline. All the sudden you have the easiest coaching job in the NHL. Wrong. All of the sudden it is the hardest. Every single action you take has another equally possibly devastating re-action. Adding Jussi Jokinen, Brenden Morrow and Jarome Iginla to an already full offensive roster for the Penguins means players will have to sit. Possibly players that have played for the Penguins for a ...
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