Sidney Crosby not ready for training camp

Pittsburgh Penguins centre recovering, not yet 100 per cent

Sidney Crosby announced on Wednesday he is not ready for training camp with the Pittsburgh Penguins next week, as he continues to recover from the effects of a concussion. Crosby made the announcement at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center, and was joined by his doctors, Dr. Michael Collins and Dr. Ted Carrick, and the team’s general manager, Ray Shero. Collins said Crosby was recovering from the injury, which he called manageable, but that he would not return to the ice until he was “100 per cent recovered, no ifs ands or buts about it.” Crosby was hit in the head twice during two back-to-back games in early January.

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