Report: Crosby Out Indefinitely With Broken Jaw

By: Casey Shea
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A day after Sidney Crosby took a puck to the face, the team has announced he will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw.

According to the Penguins’ official website, Crosby underwent surgery Saturday night for a broken jaw.

A timeframe for his return is unknown and an update on his status will be given later this week.

A shot by Brooks Orpik from the point deflected off an Islander and went up into Crosby’s face just under two minutes into Saturday’s game.

Crosby immediately dropped to the ice, but was able to skate off under his own power while holding a towel to his mouth.

UPMC’s Dr. Bernard Costello performed the surgery.

The Penguins have won 15 straight games and will be back in action Tuesday night when they play host to the Buffalo Sabres at CONSOL Energy Center.

This news comes on the heels of an announcement on Saturday that defenseman Paul Martin would be out for six weeks with a broken bone in his upper-body.

However, on Sunday, the Penguins reported that Martin will now be out 4 to 6 weeks after having surgery on his left hand.

The Penguins also said Martin should be able to resume skating in a little over a week.

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