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.
Crosby missed Thursday’s practice because he was under the weather, but he is on the ice this morning for the game-day skate, so expect him to suit up tonight vs. Calgary. He could also have Patric Hornqvist returning to his wing tonight.
Crosby (undisclosed) returned to training camp on Friday after missing Thursday's practice.
The Penguins announced on Thursday that he would be held out of the early portion of camp as a precautionary measure as he recovers from a minor undisclosed injury. Crosby is coming off of his healthiest season in four years, so it is a great sign to see him back on the ice right away. The injury is reportedly not related to the wrist injury he decided not to get surgery on this summer.
Crosby may undergo wrist surgery in the offseason.
"Sidney Crosby has been undergoing treatment on a right wrist injury that he suffered during the season," general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. "Sid is getting medical advice to determine the best path moving forward, including the possibility of arthroscopic surgery. No final decision has been made on surgery at this point. We expect to have a decision by early next week." After leading the League in scoring during the regular season (36 goals, 68 assists), Crosby had one goal and eight points in 13 playoff games.
Crosby (upper-body) is back in the Penguins lineup on Thursday.
Crosby missed Sunday's game in Colorado, but will be back in tonight vs. the Red Wings. This could be a preview of the Penguins first-round playoff matchup. Two of Crosby's 36 goals this season have come vs. the Red Wings. Obviously, when he is available, he is in your lineup.
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced center Sidney Crosby would return to the lineup for Game 2 of the team's Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders.
It will be Crosby's first game since sustaining a broken jaw during a game March 30. During the team's morning skate Friday, Crosby took line rushes in his usual spot, centering a line with Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis. He also worked on the team's top power-play unit.