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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
 

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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Comments

Since: Sep 16, 2007
Posted on: December 29, 2011 7:35 am
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

first_to_six: You have a problem with Maher because he's an atheist. And yet, you're proving his point exactly, I bet you're one of those "christians". Maher is one of the sharpest guys you'll ever encounter. The "kid" is done by the way. He runs into his own player and has some sort of knee problem, next thing you know, he's got concussion symptoms again? Forget "Cindy", His real name is Done L. Dinner.



Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: December 28, 2011 10:29 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

I still don't understand why he came back this year at all.  I watched Crosby in an interview where he said that back no further then about July he couldn't listen to the radio in his car because he got migraines and he couldn't sit and watch film with his teammates a little while after that without getting dizzy and getting a migraine.  So I'm supposed to believe that he miraculously felt 100 percent and passed all tests just 3 months or so later?

My opinion is everything is about money.  The players these days ( especially superstars like him) make too much money to miss too much time and the NHL, agents, sponsors, etc  need him to play so badly there is extra pressure there.

Time for Crosby to get better and if he never plays again but gets better to just enjoy his life and the many many millions he's taken home already.  Nothing is worth ruining your life over.... 



Since: Jan 13, 2008
Posted on: December 28, 2011 9:40 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Give it time, there are plenty of idiots on these boards...
I wonder what kind of hatred would spew from the lips of one Bill Maher on this subject.  Get well soon kid.  You're one of the very best this game has ever seen.



Since: Aug 14, 2011
Posted on: December 28, 2011 7:13 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

Very sad. Not good news and I've always tried to be optimistic. The Pens should just shut him down for the rest of this season and try it again next year. Ten months wasn't long enough, so how long will it be this time? We've sadly seen the effects of head injuries in the NFL and NHL, so they should take as much time as possible but Sid should also think about his life off the ice as well.



Since: Sep 16, 2007
Posted on: December 28, 2011 6:51 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

His name is Done.



Since: Sep 5, 2006
Posted on: December 28, 2011 5:21 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

I'm surprised no low life has commented Cindy Crosby here,
Give it time, there are plenty of idiots on these boards...



Since: Feb 8, 2008
Posted on: December 28, 2011 5:18 pm
 

Sidney Crosby still suffering concussion symptoms

I'm surprised no low life has commented Cindy Crosby here,



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