Crosby missed Saturday’s game but will be in the lineup this afternoon vs. Detroit. Crosby has four goals and eight assists (12 points)in his last nine games. He will be leaned on heavily with Evgeni Malkin out.
Crosby (lower-body) will be a game-time decision on Wednesday.
Crosby missed Tuesday’s game because he missed the All Star game, but he was on the ice this morning and could play tonight. The Penguins did not have any media availability this morning, so there is no official word. Monitor his status leading up to warmups.
Crosby (lower-body) wouldn’t rule out playing on Wednesday.
Crosby took part in the Penguins morning skate despite not being eligible to play tonight. Regardless of the ruling on his availability, Crosby said he probably wouldn’t have been ready to play tonight. Monitor his status tomorrow morning.
Crosby (lower-body) will not play on Tuesday vs. Winnipeg.
Crosby will not play tonight vs. the Jets because he missed the All Star game over the weekend. However, he is on the ice this morning, which suggests that he could be back in the lineup on Wednesday. He has been hampered by a lower-body injury as of late.
Crosby (mumps) will be a game-time decision on Thursday.
Crosby took part in the Penguins morning skate and could return tonight after missed three games with mumps. He skated on a line with Evgeni Malkin and Patric Hornqvist; a line that is sure to bring a ton of offence. Monitor Crosby’s status during pre game warmups starting at 6:30 PM ET.
Crosby (mumps) skated on Wednesday; could play on Thursday.
Crosby has missed the last three games with the mumps virus, but was on the ice this morning and GM Jim Rutherford said that “there is a chance” that Crosby plays on Thursday vs. Colorado. Monitor his status during the Penguins morning skate tomorrow.
Crosby will not play on Monday, but passing the infectious stage means that he will be able to return to practice. The Penguins are back in action on Thursday, so monitor his status leading up to Thursday’s clash with the Avalanche.
The Penguins confirmed that Crosby has been diagnosed with mumps and will not play on Monday vs. the Lightning. Crosby's status will be monitored daily, but the team believes that he will be through the infectious period by Monday. Monitor his status leading up to Thursday's contest vs. the Avs.
This is not surprising news after the picture of his swollen face surfaced. Mumps effects everyone differently so the timeline for his return is uncertain. The Penguins are expected to hold a press conference at 11:30 PM ET, where more details should be released.
Crosby (illness) will miss the Penguins next two games.
Crosby is dealing with an illness and will be held out of the next two games as a precaution. He will undergo further testing in the next few days to determine the nature of the illness. The Penguins are expected to get Patric Hornqvist and Kris Letang back tonight, but losing Crosby is detrimental.