May 13, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) skates with the puck against the New York Rangers during the second period in game seven of the second round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the CONSOL Energy Center. The Rangers won 2-1 and took the series 4 games to 3. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Penguins Captain Sidney Crosby To Have Wrist Surgery


Trending now: in a report by Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby is scheduled to have arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist within the next few days.

The Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia native is not expected to miss any time in the upcoming season.

It was also reported that the surgery is to repair damage that may have hindered his performance in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

The 5-foot-11 center scored one goal and added eight assists in 13 playoff games with the Black and Gold, who were eliminated in the second round by the New York Rangers.

The 26-year-old NHL MVP was the regular-season scoring champion with 36 goals and 68 assists for 104 points in 80 games played. Crosby added his second Ted Lindsay Award as Player of the Year as selected by the National Hockey League Players Association.

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