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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 one will remain true to it’s name. Here’s the video of analysis: From
“Sidney took a hard hit during our game against Boston Monday night and wasn’t feeling 100 percent,” Penguins General Manager Ray Shero said. “He saw Dr. Micky Collins of UPMC today and took an ImPACT test, which showed no problems. However, we all think it’s best that he sits out the next two games as a precaution.” Crosby has 12 points in eight games since returning from a concussion.
The Penguins play at Philadelphia Thursday and at the New York Islanders Saturday.
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Crosby to miss next two games as precaution

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Sidney Crosby to miss two games after hit

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Penguins star Sidney Crosby to sit 2 games as precaution after colliding with teammate

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