Found April 02, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby was released from the hospital on Tuesday but it could be a lengthy recovery after undergoing extensive dental work and surgery on his fractured jaw after he was struck in the face with a puck off a deflected slapshot during the opening minutes of the team’s game against the New York Islanders on Saturday. Crosby, who provided an update to the Penguins in an email because he wrote he’ll be unable to speak “for another couple days” because his mouth is “pretty swollen right now,” added in the email communication that he is relegated to a liquid diet for the foreseeable future. Yep, according to Crosby, it is going to be “soup and shakes for a while” for him. For those who may not have seen it yet, here’s video of Crosby’s unfortunate mouthful-of-puck experience which left him with the aforementioned broken jaw and with a few less teeth than he began the game with: Ouch. For how much Crosby is criticized, it wouldn’t be appropriate for anyo...
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