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Penguins say Crosby will not play on Tuesday against Avs

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TSN.ca Staff
11/14/2011 1:19:01 PM
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The Pittsburgh Penguins said on Monday that Sidney Crosby will not return to the line-up for Tuesday's home game against the Colorado Avalanche.

The news came after the team took its morning skate on Monday. Crosby skated at right wing at practice on a line with Evgeni Malkin and James Neal.

The team said that when their captain is ready to return, they will announce it at least a day before the game in question.

Crosby has been inching closer to a possible return since for several weeks now ever since he returned to full-contact practices with the Penguins.

He has been sidelined by a concussion for nearly a calendar year, with his last appearance coming Jan. 5.

Sidney Crosby and Arron Asham (Photo: The Canadian Press)

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(Photo: The Canadian Press)
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