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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 mouth by a puck from a deflected shot.
The Eastern Conference-leading Penguins, with 15 straight wins, play their first game without Crosby on Tuesday night at home against Buffalo.
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Sidney Crosby is unable to speak as he recovers from his broken jaw. He is also on a liquid diet for the foreseeable future.
Pittsburgh Penguins star/captain Sidney Crosby has enjoyed a serious comeback this season after numerous false starts last year due to his bout with concussions.
Now that he’s on a roll, it’s not likely that he will let a few missing teeth stop him from helping his team lunge for the NHL’s consecutive wins record.
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