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Penguins’ Crosby Out Indefinitely With Concussion Symptoms

Dec. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins will be out indefinitely after a return of concussion-like symptoms.

Crosby, who has played in eight of Pittsburgh’s 30 games while recovering from a concussion sustained last season, said there was no timetable for his return, according to the National Hockey League team’s website. He has two goals and 10 assists this year.

Crosby, the team’s captain and leading scorer last season, said he still isn’t feeling completely recovered after colliding with teammate Chris Kunitz on Dec. 5 in a game against Boston. While he passed a test after the game, Crosby and the team won’t rush his return.

“I’m not happy about watching, but I have to make sure with these sort of things that I’m careful and making sure I’m 100 percent before coming back,” Crosby said.

The 24-year-old center said he decided to go through the testing after practice the following day when his symptoms persisted.

“With a little bit of exertion, I just didn’t feel right,” he said. “After talking with everyone I figured it was better to be cautious and not take any chances. That’s where I’m at right now.”

The recovery period is likely to be quicker than his previous absence, Crosby said.

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