Found November 15, 2011 on
Over the weekend, Matt Duchene was asked how exciting it might be to play in a game during which Pittsburgh Penguins mega-star Sidney Crosby makes his return after a nearly 11-month absence due to concussion symptoms.
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When you really think about it, boy have we been taking Sidney Crosby for granted.
Come to think of it, just about everyone's been taking Sidney Crosby for granted.
For six years now, we've seen Crosby face the cameras at nearly every conceivable media opportunity.
Off-day? There's Sid. Practice Day? There's Sid. Game-day...
Despite some confusion following Monday's practice, the return of Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby remains on hold.
Although he skated on a line with Evgeni Malkov and James Neal during Monday's practice, Crosby was officially ruled out for Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche.
Crosby was the last player to leave the ice Monday but declined...
Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been ruled out of the game tonight at Tampa Bay. Beyond that? "Any speculation further away is not going to happen at this time," coach Dan Bylsma said Wednesday. "He will be with us on the trip." The Penguins also will play Saturday at Florida before they have a three-game homestand next week.
Sidney Crosby didn't need to be on the ice for a bunch of high-skill goals to be scored Tuesday night between the Avalanche and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Coach Dan Bylsma said there is no change in the status of Sidney Crosby, who is cleared for contract practices but has not played since Jan. 5 because of a concussion.
PITTSBURGH – The Avs will avoid the return of Sidney Crosby, as the Penguins star still isn’t ready to return to the lineup.
Here is some video I shot of him at the morning skate just now at the very pretty Consol Energy Center:
Tyler Kennedy and Steve Sullivan will be game-time decisions for the Pens.
Off to see the Avs skate now.
The beat goes on as it was announced that Sidney Crosby will not play against the Avalanche in Pittsburgh tonight. Since it has been said that he will play his first game at home, that moves the next possible date to next Monday against the Islanders.If you missed last night's Hockey Hall of Fame induction ceremony, NHL.com's HHOF blog has all the details and the videos of...
The last time the biggest name in the National Hockey League – Sidney Crosby – played was against the Tampa Bay Lighting.
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ESPN with their weekly rankings… 1. Blackhawks 11-4-3 The Blackhawks are in a groove, at least offensively, as they won their third straight game Sunday night after going winless in three to take over top spot in the NHL standings.
2. Penguins 10-4-3 A big win at home against Dallas on Friday was followed by disappointing loss in Carolina on Saturday. But the Pens, still awaiting...
Colorado Avalanche (8-8-1) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (10-4-3)
TV: Versus, TSN2
CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, PA
It looks like Tyler Kennedy may be in the line-up tonight, proving once and for all that his brain is tougher than Sidney Crosby's brain. Of course, Kennedy isn't a Ferrari, so he can probably just go to a regular mechanic...
Yes, I am late with this, but it is still worthy of watching the goal by Matt Duchene from last night.
When I saw that this game was on the schedule, I got very excited. I grew up watching the Avs play and hearing about my mom's inappropriate hockey crushes, so when I saw they were coming to Pittsburgh, I immediately called dibs on this game.
Also, I must give Mom a hat tip for the title of this post, as Piano Man is one of her favorite songs.
I asked my mom...