Sidney Crosby back from battle with mumps

Posted by seestyle on August 4th, 2022

The NHL's mumps outbreak no longer includes Sidney Crosby. The Penguins' captain made his return to game action Thursday and played 20 minutes in his C.D. Pelham Jersey team's 1-0 overtime victory over the Avalanche.

Crosby said he's still trying to get back to normalafter sitting out almost a week. Rougned Odor Jersey


"It took a period to get used to the speed, but once you're in the game you start feeling more comfortable," Crosby told reporters, according to The A sociated Pre s. "I might be alittle more tired than typically, but that's to be expected. You just kind of Edinson Volquez Jersey monitor it as you go along."

Crosby is glad to put his focus backon the ice.

"I think, as a hockey player, you crave that Asdrubal Cabrera Jersey routine and competing," Crosby said, per the AP. "It's much better talking about hockey than that other stuff."

Crosby's teammate Marc-Andre Fleury posted the shutout in goal. Fleury has avoided the virus, even though he was ill recently.

"It wasn't the mumps," Fleury said. "Everybody goes through life with a cold here and there. It's no Nolan Ryan Jersey big deal. I felt good."

The Penguins are still dealing with the i sue, though. Beau Bennett is being treated for the mumps, and three other players goalie Thomas Grei s and defensemenRobert Bortuzzo and Olli Russell Wilson Jersey Maatta are being tested, according to the AP.

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