Pittsburgh Penguins: 5 Reasons Sidney Crosby’s Return Will Be for Good

March 13th, 2012 by Louis Hamwey Leave a reply »
Pittsburgh Penguin captain and star player Sidney Crosby is scheduled to make his first start in 40 games this Thursday as the Pens take on the Rangers at Madison Square Garden. It is his second return from injury this season, but this time will be the last.

Crosby has arguably been the game’s best player since he broke into the league as the No. 1 overall pick in 2005. Since then he has amassed dozens of awards and records—everything from Stanley Cups to Olympic gold medals.

However, it has been a long and stressful career that has been unfortunately wrought with injuries.

Concussions, neck problems, bruised knees and headaches make up a list that has made his presence on the ice nothing more than brief glimpses scattered over the past year.

This return, however, will mark the beginning of the second half of Crosby’s career, where he can finally show the Hall of Fame quality he is. Here are five reasons this will happen.

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