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It's been a rough couple of weeks for the Buffalo Sabres.
Everyone on the team has been injured, it seems, and a lot of key players are out for a long time. Mike Weber's on the shelf indefinitely with an upper body injury; Tyler Myers is still weeks from coming back; Brad Boyes is on IR; Jordan Leopold missed a week, a number of other guys are questionable for tonight's game with Florida. At one point last week, they had nine guys missing (including Ryan Miller, one of the best goaltenders on the planet), which Coach Lindy Ruff said was the most he'd ever seen in the NHL. He's been with the Sabres almost straight through since 1979.
All of which is a long way of saying that if opposing teams could stop playing physical aga...
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Sidney Crosby‘s next two scratches are just precautionary, says the doctors of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain.
Due to a hit he recently endured against the Boston Bruins, Crosby will not accompany the team for games against the Philadelphia Flyers or the New York Islanders.
We know how these day-to-day listings go, however. Hopefully, for the sake of hockey, this...
Yesterday, the Penguins issued a statement saying that Sidney Crosby "wasn't feeling 100 percent" and would skip the next two games for precautionary reasons..."Sidney took a hard hit during our game against Boston Monday night and wasn't feeling 100 percent," Penguins general manager Ray Shero said in the statement. "He saw Dr. Mickey Collins of...
Sidney Crosby got dinged playing against the Bruins Monday. Given the severity of his previous concussion, the Penguins are going to be ultra-cautious with their superstar.Crosby returned Nov. 21 after missing 61 games while suffering from post-concussion syndrome.That is why he will sit out the next two games – despite practicing at full-tilt Wednesday with no apparent trouble...
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Thanks to Benson for sending over his latest. About 2 months ago, we watched as he mashed the Steelers with the Family Matters theme. Now it's the Pens' Sid and Geno as Perfect Strangers. TGIF IS BACK BABY!
I can't wait for what goes with Step By Step in the future. Christine Lakin, one of my all-time crushes, needs to be in it as she appears today. I'll gladly...
The awkward moment when the Islanders fan realize their team sucks forever.
The Penguins were down 2-0 early in this game. They didn't have Jordan Staal or Sidney Crosby. The D is in shambles as far as injuries.
But the Pens turned a 2-0 deficit into a 6-3 win.
Part of it was hard work, and not panicking.
It's only precautionary after Penguins star collides with teammate during Monday's loss to Bruins. Crosby says it's 'nothing major.'It's only precautionary after Penguins star collides with teammate during Monday's loss to Bruins. Crosby says it's 'nothing major.'
He's been back for just eight games since he ended his 10-month absence because of a concussion, but Sidney Crosby won't play tomorrow in Philly or Saturday at the Islanders, the Penguins have announced. More »
The Penguins say Sidney Crosby, who recently returned from a concussion, will sit out two games as a precautionary measure after he took a bit hit in Monday's game.
Sidney Crosby got hit a few times Monday in the Penguins 3-1 loss against Boston, once in a collision with linemate Chris Kunitz, and the aftereffects have grounded the Penguins captain and center.
There's no indication that Sidney Crosby has sustained another concussion. But the Penguins star and his coach said they would rather be safe than sorry, according to the team website.
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Just as Crosby owners (he will sit out the next two games) thought they had struck gold when Crosby returned, they have to wonder if Crosby is really...
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby's will miss the next two
games as a precaution after a collision with teammate Chris Kunitz
in Monday night's loss to Boston. General manager Ray Shero said
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby's will miss the next two games as a precaution following a collision with teammate Chris Kunitz in Monday night's loss to Boston.
2011-12 Game 29
Pittsburgh Penguins (16-8-4, 36 points) at Philadelphia Flyers (16-7-3, 35 points)
Matt Read is the best Flyer you've never heard of. He's a rookie who has 11 goals in 23 games.
Why does it matter?
As daunting as the game looked on Monday night against the Bruins, this one might be worse. The Pens will play without Sidney Crosby...
Falling behind by two goals on the road without Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal and Kris Letang in the lineup isn't normally a recipe for success. The Penguins, though, typically thrive under adversity and did so again Saturday.