Sidney Crosby Hit with Concussion

Sidney Crosby - Photo supplied by Pittsburgh Penquins
Sidney Crosby - Photo supplied by Pittsburgh Penguins

Sidney Crosby - Photo supplied by Pittsburgh Penquins
Sidney Crosby – Photo supplied by Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH – NHL –  The National Hockey League Pittsburgh Penguins have announced that Penguins captain Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with a concussion. The information was announced by Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford.

Crosby sat out Saturday’s preseason game vs. Columbus because he was not feeling well, and missed practice today to undergo concussion testing.

Crosby’s status will be updated when more information is available. The Penguins open the regular season Thursday night against Washington at PPG Paints Arena.