Sidney Crosby Underwent Successful Core Muscle Injury Repair

GM Jim Rutherford announced that Sidney Crosby underwent a successful core muscle injury repair today. His expected recovery time is to be at least six week.

Read the press release below or see NHL.com for more details.

 

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Sidney Crosby Underwent Successful Core Muscle Injury Repair

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby underwent a successful core muscle injury repair today, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers of the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia, Pa. The expected recovery time is a minimum of six weeks. 

Crosby, 32, leads the team in scoring with 12 assists and 17 points in 17 games for the Penguins this season despite dealing with a sports hernia since training camp. 

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