By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins say both Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin have entered the team’s COVID protocol after testing positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby Will Miss Start Of Camp After Undergoing Wrist Surgery
Head coach Mike Sullivan says both players missed today’s practice.
According to the team, Crosby is having mild symptoms while Dumoulin is asymptomatic right now.
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Not the news we were hoping for.
Coach Sullivan confirms that Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin missed practice after testing positive for COVID-19. Both players are in the COVID protocol right now.
Crosby has mild symptoms and Dumoulin is currently asymptomatic.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) November 3, 2021
Crosby has only played one game so far this season. He made his season debut last weekend in a loss to the New Jersey Devils.
He was sidelined following offseason wrist surgery.
This is Crosby’s 17th season with the team, tying Mario Lemieux for the franchise record for most seasons played for the Penguins.