Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby skated without a jaw protector during the team’s practice Sunday morning.
Turns out the biggest threat to Sidney Crosby since coming back from a broken jaw hasn’t been other players or even the puck. It’s been food.
Let’s get ahead of ourselves here. Play the what-if game with me for a moment about when Sidney Crosby should return to the lineup.
Sidney Crosby continues to recover from a broken jaw and his status for Game 1 against the New York Islanders Wednesday night is still unknown.
Sidney Crosby has missed the last three games with a broken jaw, but he remains in good spirits during his recovery.
Hours after Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby visited with head coach Dan Bylsma and some teammates at CONSOL Energy Center on Thursday, Philadelphia television and radio host Howard Eskin reported (via Twitter) that Crosby has another concussion and won’t play again this season.
It’s some good news for Penguins’ fans. Team captain, Sidney Crosby, is out of the hospital and back home resting, but there’s still no date for him to return to the team.
Sidney Crosby lost some teeth and suffered a broken jaw after a slap shot by Brooks Orpik deflected up into his face. While I do feel bad for Crosby and any other player this happens to, it’s an injury that is easily prevented by wearing full facial protection.
A day after Sidney Crosby took a puck to the face, the team has announced he will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw.