Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby returns after injury

Bol News  |  May 15, 2022

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned to practice on Saturday after missing Game 6 of their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers.

Crosby’s return to practice after suffering a concussion in Game 5 was encouraging for Pittsburgh, but his health for Game 7 on Sunday is still unknown.

Crosby suffered a concussion early in the second period of Game 5 on Wednesday, departing the game after being smacked in the face by Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba while competing for puck possession.

Crosby exited with a 2-0 lead in the game and a 3-1 series advantage, but his team would lose Games 5 and 6 to force a winner-take-all Game 7 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday.

Crosby is claimed to be in “excellent spirits” and will travel with the club to New York, despite Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan’s noncommittal on his status for Sunday.

Crosby is in a good position, according to Sullivan. “He’s doing everything he can to get himself back and ready as soon as possible. We’ll see how things progress.”

Crosby’s return would be a huge boost for the Penguins, since he has been a dominant force in their semifinal series against the Rangers.

Crosby has two goals and nine points through four and a half games.

When Crosby has been on the ice, the Penguins have outscored the Rangers’ scoring trio of Mika Zibanejad, Chris Kreider and Frank Vatrano 4-0 in five-on-five action.

Furthermore, Crosby is the type of player that thrives in Game 7 situations. Crosby has two goals and three helpers in seven career Game 7s.


--> Read More --> 6 hours ago Australian cricket star Andrew Symonds killed in car crash

Former Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds has died in a car crash. The...

6 hours ago Pakistani boxer wins middleweight Asian boxing title

In the Middleweight Asian Boxing Championship held in Thailand, Shaheer Afridi of...

11 hours ago Captain Rupinder is forced to withdraw from the Asia Cup due to a wrist injury; Lakra will lead India.

Rupinder Pal Singh, the captain of the Indian men's hockey team, was...

11 hours ago Game 7 of the 2022 NHL playoffs pits the Edmonton Oilers against the Sacramento Kings.

The first-round series between the Oilers and the Kings will be decided...

11 hours ago Triller Fight Club airs on what channel? Kovalev vs. Pulev: How to Watch

Sergey Kovalev, a former boxing champion, returns to the ring to face...

12 hours ago Who has won the most trophies between Liverpool and Manchester United?

In the latest episode of a fascinating rivalry, Liverpool thrashed Manchester United...

--> -->

Download BOL News App for latest news

General Rectangle – 300×250

More News

Disclaimer: is only the source of Urdu Meta News (type of Google News) and display news on “as it is” based from leading Urdu news web based sources. If you are a general user or webmaster, and want to know how it works? Read More