He is expected to miss the start of training camp.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Sidney Crosby is expected to be sidelined for a minimum of six weeks after undergoing wrist surgery.

The Penguins announced Wednesday that Crosby underwent successful surgery. He is expected to miss the start of training camp.

“This is not a new injury for Sid. It is something that he has played through for years,” Penguins general manager Ron Hextall said in a release. “After exhausting all minimally-invasive options and much discussion, it was decided that surgery was in his best interest.”