Sidney Crosby told the media on Monday that his absence from the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup will extend for more than the two games the team said he'd miss last week.
In fact, he said there's "no timetable"; hearing those words from Crosby again is nightmarish.
Crosby said he did an ImPACT test that was "pretty good" and in no way comparable to the results he saw in January, when two blows to the head kept him out until November. As he said — and to which Chris Pronger and the Flyers can attest — those concussion tests aren't the be-all, end-all; symptoms and results can change with time.
Via the Penguins, Crosby said he's felt some post-concussion symptoms:
"I skated following day after with exertion. I just didn't feel right. After talking with everyone I figured it was better to be cautious and not take any chances. That's where I'm at right now.
"I've been doing light exertion stuff and seeing how that goes. It's ...