Fantasy Hockey: How Sidney Crosby Could Affect Your Playoffs

March 10th, 2012 by Chris Wassel Leave a reply »
This will be the first of a five part series of how Sidney Crosby could affect your fantasy hockey teams in the stretch run. The goal in our debut is to introduce some factors (both good and bad) on the impending return of the game's best player. By the way, Crosby could return either Sunday or sometime in the next week.

The Pittsburgh Penguins could use his talent, but with the current winning streak at eight games and counting, does Crosby disturb the chemistry?

The answer that one gets from most pundits is a resounding no. However, the fantasy hockey and NHL worlds can often mix at this time of year more than any. As of now, Crosby is noncommittal on a return. He has been practicing, but not as much as he would like.

Any bumping that has gone on is minimal, but the most important thing is "The Kid" has experienced no setbacks. There are also no symptoms, and the soft tissue damage has clearly healed.

What really is left for Crosby at this juncture? Simply, it comes down to more practice time and whether he feels ready to play. He has gone on record many times saying he has to be 100 percent, and the Pittsburgh Center does not want to g ...

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