Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby will miss his second straight game after being on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol listAP

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will stay on the NHL’s COVID-19 log list on Thursday, missing his second straight game against the Philadelphia Flyers. Even with Crosby in street clothes on Tuesday, the Penguins won 5-2

NHLcom reports that the penguins practiced on Wednesday, the day after they canceled their morning skate due to protocol

“Like I told our players, we can do everything right and things like that could happen,” Penguin head coach Mike Sullivan said on Tuesday. “The other thing I would say is someone who is on the COVID log list There are protocols that have been put in place for a reason and we will do our best to adhere to them ”

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According to YardBarker, it has not been revealed whether Crosby tested positive for the coronavirus or was viewed as a high-risk close contact

Although Crosby missed the game on Tuesday, he is at the top of the penguins this season with points (18), goals (7) and assists (11)

“He’s an influential player for us in so many different fields,” said Sullivan of the Penguin captain. “He’s not an easy guy to replace but we’ve had that experience in the past and we’ve found ways to be successful to have”It should give others an opportunity to reinforce themselves”

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