Sidney Crosby

Penguins have sharp words after hit on Sidney Crosby, who is out with a concussion

Penguins have sharp words after hit on Sidney Crosby, who is out with a concussion

The lasting images from Monday night's Game 3, at least from the Pittsburgh Penguins' perspective, may be captain Sidney Crosby getting cross-checked by Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen, Crosby lying on the ice and then, in a moment that could echo throughout the rest of this Eastern Conference semifinal series, Crosby hobbling into the locker room and out of sight.

A day after the game, Crosby was diagnosed with a concussion and is out for Game 4.

Crosby has dealt with multiple concussions during his career, including one against Washington in the 2011 Winter Classic that he needed nearly two years to fully recover from. The two-time MVP also missed the first...

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