Sidney Crosby: Missed Too Much By His Pittsburgh Penguins Teammates?

January 11th, 2011 by Alison Myers Leave a reply »
Prior to last Thursday’s game against the Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma announced that Penguins leading scorer Sidney Crosby would miss the evening’s game with what was then an undisclosed injury.

Shortly after, the Penguins revealed that Crosby would be out for a week with a mild concussion.

Not to worry though, right? The Penguins were coming off an 8-1 thumping of the Tampa Bay Lightning the night before. Chris Kunitz had a hat trick and Marc-Andre Fleury was looking unstoppable.

Unfortunately, that night, the Penguins lost to the Canadiens in a shootout where the Habs scored the only goal of the shootout.

From there, it only got worse.

The Penguins were shutout on home ice against the Minnesota Wild by a score of 4-0. Last night, they lost their grip on a 2-0 third-period lead, and a shutout for Marc-Andre Fleury, when the Boston Bruins scored four goals in the final 3:11 to win 4-2.

Suddenly, the Penguins were 0-3 with Crosby out of the lineup recovering from the first concussion of his NHL career.  

Now, I’m sure there are many of you Peng ...

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