Can Sidney Crosby Overcome Concussion Issues and Return to Old Form?

October 23rd, 2012 by Steve Silverman Leave a reply »
Concussions have become a blight on the sports world.

Once a player suffers a serious concussion while playing a game or in practice, the general perception to some is that the athlete will never shake the injury.

Once the head shot occurs, a player could be dogged by headaches and other symptoms. If they ever go away, the player may be more vulnerable to concussions in the future after taking another impactful hit.

Sidney Crosby is the standard bearer in the NHL. He is the league's best player, having won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins and having scored the gold-medal winning goal in the 2010 Olympics.

However, will Crosby be healthy enough to give the Pittsburgh Penguins and the NHL another 10 to 12 years of stellar play, or will the concussion-related issues he suffered return to dog him and ruin his career?

Crosby was first injured in the 2011 Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals when he was hit by David Steckel. Crosby tried to tough it out and he was vulnerable the following game when he was hit by Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Crosby did not play the rest of the season and d ...

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