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Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was in the building for his team's latest loss, wearing a jacket and tie and far from the ice. His team sure could use him in the lineup.
Washington's Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves, including a key stop on Evgeni Malkin in the closing minutes, and Jason Chimera scored off a turnover in the first period, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory on Wednesday night, Pittsburgh's sixth consecutive defeat.
It was the first time this season the Penguins were shut out, but they've scored only a total of six goals during their current skid.
Sidelined by concussion symptoms, and more than a month removed from his most recent game, Crosby is only now ready to resume skating on his own.
''I don't think he's anywhere close to coming back,'' Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik said. ''You can't really wait for him.''
Vokoun didn't make things easy for the short-handed Penguins, and was at his best l...
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WASHINGTON (AP) With Penguins captain Sidney Crosby watching from the press box, Washington's Jason Chimera scored off a turnover
in the first period and Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory on Wednesday night, Pittsburgh's sixth
No. 1 Star: Tomas Vokoun, Washington Capitals
Vokoun earned his 46th career shutout and second this season with a 30-save blanking of the Pittsburgh Penguins during a 1-0 win. It was the first time the Penguins have been shutout this season.
No. 2 Star: Zach Parise, New Jersey Devils
The Devils took advantage of a power play opportunity in overtime and Parise cashed in with his 15th...
Pittsburgh Penguins injured superstar Sidney Crosby will travel with the team for Wednesday's game against the Washington Capitals.
Coach Dan Byslma used the team's Twitter account to announce the news, but also noted that there is no target date for his return. Bylsma also detailed that Crosby will skate on his own during the trip.
The 2007 NHL MVP has not played since...
via Sam Kasan at the Penguins website, Pens coach Dan Bylsma announced that center Sidney Crosby will join the team in Washington Wednesday night and will skate during a two-game road trip in Florida.
“Tonight, Sidney Crosby will be joining us on the road trip,” Bylsma said. “He will be skating during this trip. He also will at some point in time address the media as well...
With Sidney Crosby out dealing with concussions, and Alexander Ovechkin struggling in D.C., it may be time for the NHL to find a new face to represent the league.
Pittsburgh Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma said that Sidney Crosby would skate with the team on its current road trip, which ends Sunday.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby skated for the first time since his latest concussion symptoms, saying after his workout in Sunrise, Fla., that he feels better but is not yet symptom-free.
SUNRISE, Fla.—Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby skated with his teammates for the first time in more than a month on Friday but still has no idea when he'll be cleared to practice, let alone see action in a game.
PHT: Sign of hope? Sidney Crosby will rejoin his teammates in Washington and resume skating.
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby resumed skating for the first time in more than a month Friday.
With Penguins captain Sidney Crosby watching from the press box, Washington's Jason Chimera scored off a turnover in the first period and Tomas Vokoun made 30 saves, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory on Wednesday, Pittsburgh's sixth consecutive loss.
Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby is ready to resume skating.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has resumed skating for the first time in more than a month.
In the latest NHL Network news update, Ed Cohen reports that the Panthers host the Penguins tonight, and the Pittsburgh organization is anxiously awaiting Sidney Crosby's return. Also, Mike Green of the Washington Capitals is placed on long term Injured Reserved (groin) with no timetable to return. (NBC Sports)
If we had to draw up the list of people who aren't on Ryan Miller's Christmas card list, it'd probably include Milan Lucic (for barreling him over this season), and it might include Sidney Crosby (for scoring the game-winner in the gold medal game) too. And now you can add a cartoonist. Adam Zyglis' cartoon in The Buffalo News surely won't sit well with Miller...