View Full Version : Crosby Cleared to Remove Jaw Protector

05-26-2013, 01:25 PM
When Penguins captain Sidney Crosby took the ice for the team’s Sunday afternoon practice at CONSOL Energy Center something was missing.

Crosby, 25, hit the ice without the extra jaw protector that has been attached to his helmet since he returned from a broken jaw injury May 3. Crosby has been cleared to play without the jaw protector and will not wear it when the Penguins play the Boston Bruins in the Eastern Conference finals.

“They’re comfortable with it coming off, being hit and things like that,” Crosby said of the team’s doctors. “That’s what it came down to.

“It doesn’t really change anything. It’s nice to see a little bit better.” ...........

read more @ http://penguins.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=672046&cmpid=pit-twt-penguins

Count Steeler
05-26-2013, 07:27 PM
Good news. Keep having to remind myself that Sid is only 25. He is still just getting out of diapers. Hope he has a good loooooooonnnnnnnggg run with the Pens.

#2 this year.

05-26-2013, 08:12 PM
Aw man, no more robo-Sid. :lol: