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Sidney Crosby to miss fifth straight game with concussion

Jan 14, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT

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If you had this weekend penciled in as a possibility for the return of Sidney Crosby, think again.

The Penguins captain will miss his fifth straight game with a concussion in Boston tomorrow afternoon. With tomorrow’s game being a no-go, Crosby’s next shot to play will be on Tuesday night at home against Detroit. Anything can happen in a few days, but as of now, Crosby isn’t even skating with the team or participating in practices.

Crosby, if you haven’t been keeping up, was injured after a hit by Victor Hedman of Tampa Bay. Crosby also suffered a shot to the head in a collision with David Steckel during the Winter Classic. The Penguins are handling the situation as best as they can but in Crosby’s absence, the team is 1-2-1 earning their first win against Montreal the other night.

  1. stdmachine - Jan 14, 2011 at 7:51 PM

    Probably just waiting to grow that very “not cheesey” mustache again.

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