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More Injuries For The Pittsburgh Penguins

via the Pittsburgh Penguins twitter account,

Coach Johnston: “Craig Adams won’t play tonight. He’s had an injury. Unfortunately, he will be out of the lineup."

Coach Johnston on Christian Ehrhoff: “We are still getting some test results back. He will be out at least 3 games."

Coach Johnston: “Paul Martin will be out tonight."

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Happy Holidays From The Pittsburgh Penguins

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Olli Maatta Has The Mumps

via the Pittsburgh Penguins,

Defenseman Olli Maatta has tested positive for the mumps and remains in isolation, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford announced today.

Goaltender Thomas Greiss and defenseman Robert Bortuzzo have tested negative.

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Pittsburgh Penguins Taking Precautions By Testing Three Players For Mumps

In case you missed my tweet on this earlier today...

via the Pittsburgh Penguins,

Sidney Crosby skated on his own before practice today at CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford said.

Crosby has passed the infectious period for the mumps. Today was the start of his on- and off-ice preparations to return to the team.

Rutherford also announced that Marc-Andre Fleury, Robert Bortuzzo and Olli Maatta were not feeling well and were being tested for the mumps as a precaution.

All Penguins players were tested for the mumps in early December and all tested negative at that time.

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Sidney Crosby Latest NHL Player To Have The Mumps

 

added 11:32am, via the Pittsburgh Penguins,

Sidney Crosby has been diagnosed with the mumps, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced today.

Crosby will continue to be monitored daily, but specialists believe he should be through the infectious period by Monday.

He will not play in Monday’s home game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Sidney Crosby Will Miss The Next Two Games

via the Pittsburgh Penguins,

Sidney Crosby will be held out of the Pittsburgh Penguins' next two games as a precautionary measure, Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford said today.

Crosby has not been feeling well. Medical specialists made the recommendation after further test results came back today.

"There is no indication at this time that this is the mumps, but we are going to hold him out as a precaution," Rutherford said. "We'll have additional test results in a few days."

The Penguins host Calgary tonight and play at Columbus Saturday.

A number of NHL players have been diagnosed with mumps in recent weeks.

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Video- Sidney Crosby Recovering From Something

 

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Video- Bobby Ryan With A “Direct Headshot” To Steve Downie?

You be the judge...

 

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Video- Ottawa Senators With Poor Coverage Allow Game Winning Goal

Wiith just under two minutes to go in the 3rd period, the Ottawa Senators were looking at least a much needed point in the standings.

Then they allowed Christian Ehrhoff a wide open shot which beats Craig Anderson.

This was 5-on-5 play although someone from the Senators left the point wide open.

 

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Zach Sill Hit On Kyle Turris

Sill received five for interference on this hit to Kyle Turris.

 

 

03:23 PIT Zach Sill served by Jayson Megna  Interference (maj)  - 5 min against  Kyle Turris
03:23 OTT Alex Chiasson served by Chris Neil  Instigator  - 2 min against  Zach Sill
03:23 OTT Alex Chiasson  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Zach Sill
03:23 OTT Alex Chiasson  Game misconduct  - 10 min
03:23 PIT Zach Sill  Fighting (maj)  - 5 min against  Kyle Turris

added 1:35pm, Video added below...

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