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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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A 5-year-old girl sent Sidney Crosby an absolutely adorable letter to wish him well after he was hit by a puck in the mouth over the weekend.
The letter states:
I am sorry you got hit by a puck.
I hope the tooth fairy brings you a dollar.
The arrow instructs Crosby to flip to the back of the page where the young girl wrote: From Makenzie. Her mother says her daughter’s...
Don’t hand the Stanley Cup to the Penguins just yet.
Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby will be missing games indefinitely after undergoing surgery for a broken jaw on Saturday night, according to the team. The Penguins star was hit in the face by a puck in Saturday’s win against the Islanders.
Crosby “underwent major dental work and will have additional dental work later in...
Sidney Crosby has a broken jaw and is out indefinitely after being hit in the mouth with a puck during a win against the New York Islanders on Saturday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins said on the team website Sunday that Crosby had surgery Saturday night. There will be an update on his status later in the week, the Penguins said.
Crosby, the NHL's leading scorer, was struck in the...
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is out of the hospital after breaking his jaw Saturday.
The Penguins confirmed on their Twitter account Tuesday that Crosby had been released a day earlier. He will be out of the lineup indefinitely after undergoing surgery.
Crosby was hurt in the first period of the Penguins' 2-0 win over the New York Islanders when he was struck in...
The Pittsburgh Penguins went through their first practice Monday since learning that NHL scoring leader Sidney Crosby underwent surgery for a broken jaw that will keep him out of indefinitely.
Winners of 15 consecutive games, two shy of the NHL record for longest winning streak, the Penguins insist they can keep rolling without the face of their franchise.
The Pittsburgh Penguins took the ice yesterday with high hopes and the fire to keep their winning streak going against the NY Islanders and then everything went scared in the first 87 seconds of the opening period.
Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby took a Brooks Orpik slap shot to the face after it was redirected. Fans around the league watched Crosby be down for a few moments and...
In Pittsburgh's first game without star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins were run out of their own gym by the Buffalo Sabres, snapping the win streak.
Before I say what I am about to say, let me preface it by saying that I am being the Devil’s advocate. What I am about to suggest may very well happen, but I could very well be wrong too. Therefore, without further ado,
The Chicago Blackhawks or Pittsburgh Penguins will not win the Stanley Cup.
In a shortened year in which these two teams have absolutely dominated the league...
The streaking Pittsburgh Penguins have lost their captain.
But that's OK, they say. Not only have the Penguins grown accustomed to playing without Sidney Crosby in recent years, they also just traded for two other team captains.
Pittsburgh went through its first practice Monday since learning that NHL scoring leader Crosby underwent surgery for a broken jaw that will keep him...
NEW YORK (April 1, 2013) – Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban and Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of March. Continue reading "Stars Of The Month"
The Pittsburgh Penguins' run at a record-breaking streak is over. Playing without injured star Sidney Crosby, the Penguins fell to the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 to end their 15-game winning streak Tuesday night.
Pittsburgh was attempting to draw within one of the NHL record of 17 consecutive wins set by the 1992-93 Penguins, but looked out of sync and lost for the first time since...
All good things eventually come to an end. In the case of the Pittsburgh Penguins, their winning streak failed to reach 16 games as the Buffalo Sabres won at home by a score of 4-1.
Now that their streak is officially a thing of the past, it's time to look back and marvel at what the Penguins were able to accomplish.
Hockey analysts and fans will surely debate which...
The Pittsburgh Penguins winning streak stands at 15 games entering the week, two shy of the NHL record. It certainly doesnt appear that captain Sidney Crosby (broken jaw) will be back in time to help lead the Pens get there. Cushioning the departure of the leagues leading scorer (56 points) will be a trio of acquisitions: Jarome Iginla, Brenden Morrow and Douglas Murray. Count on...