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Pittsburgh Penguins lose Crosby to COVID-19

Updated: Nov 25, 2021

The Penguin's captain Sidney Crosby has just tested positive for COVID-19 coach Sullivan has confirmed, after he had missed Wednesday's practice.

Crosby, who has just played 1 game for the Penguins so far this season, had just returned from a wrist injury recovery. He received surgery in August, he has been dealing with his wrist injury since 2014.


Pittsburgh had a record of 3-1-2 in 6 games without Crosby in the line up.


Apparently, Crosby's symptoms are mild and he will remain in the COVID-19 protocol until multiple negative tests.



Also joining Crosby in the COVID-19 protocol is the Penguin's defense man Brian Dumoulin, who is currently asymptomatic.


Dumoulin was struggling to start this season, with 1 point (1 Assist) and a -4 rating in 8 games to start the year.


The loss of Crosby is a massive blow to the currently struggling Pittsburgh Penguins, coming off 3 straight defeats at home, being outscored 13-3 in those games.


We will keep you updated..



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