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Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Posted on: December 28, 2011 2:13 pm
Edited on: December 28, 2011 2:14 pm
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By Brian Stubits

For the first time in almost a month, the Pittsburgh Penguins have issued an update on Sidney Crosby's recovery effort. It's a little bit of good news, little bit of bad news.

The good news is that Crosby is working out with the team, even if they are of the "light" variety. That's what coach Dan Bylsma had to say on Tuesday.

The bad news, however, is a lot worse than the good news is good. Bylsma also shared that Crosby continues to experience concussion symptoms.

It has been just about a month since Crosby last played, a home loss against the Boston Bruins. It was his eighth game since returning from a 10-month absence due to two concussions he suffered in January. So the fact that he's still experiencing the symptoms is very discouraging.

The team has not announced that Crosby suffered another concussion, saying only that he passed the ImPACT test. That means it's possible that these are effects still being felt from his original concussions. Either that or he suffered another one and it wasn't detected, certainly a possibility.

We have learned our lesson already, it's pretty much impossible to put any kind of timeline on a recovery from a concussion, but it sounds like we're still a ways away from seeing Crosby back in game action.

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Since: Sep 24, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2011 4:15 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Sissy Crosby is a first class wuss. Grow a pair Sissy and get back on the ice. He got hurt and is now scared to get back out there into a man's sport. Sooner or later the Penguins are gonna grow tired of this wuss and get ride of him.  



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 3:07 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Let's face facts here. Sidney's career is over. I do not think he is dub enough to put the rest of his life in danger. He at the very least would wind up like Lindros. At worst, it could cost him his life. As much as I never cared for him personally, he was a great player and it is a shame for the sport to see it come to such an early end. I am sure that doctrs by now (of course none associated with the Penquins) would have told him how dangerous it would be to try to continue playing. I hope for his sake he listens to them.



Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 1:40 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Get well soon Sid! take another 10 months if you need to.



Since: Aug 23, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2011 1:39 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

are you serious? you're an idiot.



Since: Dec 22, 2011
Posted on: December 29, 2011 1:11 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

This dude seriously needs to "Man up." He's gong to be known as the biggest sissy in the history of the NHL if he keeps this up. What a disappointment. Thank god we have Malkin. He's been on fire.

 



Since: Nov 22, 2011
Posted on: December 29, 2011 12:55 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Lets face it, this wuss just not cut out for a tough sport like Hockey.  He sure can skate though.  I think figure skating for up his alley. 



Since: Sep 16, 2007
Posted on: December 29, 2011 12:17 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

IPC, I wouldn't have expected anyone with your limitations to recognize intelligence. Aren't there some cartoons you could be watching?


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Since: Feb 17, 2010
Posted on: December 29, 2011 11:19 am
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Since: Apr 30, 2007
Posted on: December 29, 2011 9:48 am
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

It wasn't the hit with Kunitz but an elbow from Krecji or Bergeron that rattled his head. It wasn't a malicious elbow or anything, really it was incidental contact, but contact nonetheless. 



Since: Oct 20, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2011 9:19 am
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

It's looking pretty bad for his career.  Without contact to the head, Crosby's concussion symptoms have returned.  The collision with Chris Kunitz didn't cause any impact to the head, nor did Crosby hit the ice on the way down.  Concussions are tricky, and it's entirely possible that Crosby is out of the game for years with recurring symptoms, even if this does not necessitate permanent retirement.  This is simply a higher profile version of Marc Savard.  Very sad.


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