Who concussed Crosby in the Winter Classic?

David Steckel
“Maybe you’d be more willing to buy that explanation if it wasn’t from the Capitals, the same organization against which Crosby suffered a concussion on a blindside hit by David Steckel in the 2011 Winter Classic, an injury that caused him to miss 63 games over two seasons,” Gorman wrote.

Who hit Sidney Crosby in the head?

The Penguins hosted the Washington Capitals at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, the first Winter Classic between the two rivals. Over 68,000 fans showed up to watch. And they witnessed the beginning of Crosby’s concussion history. Capitals forward David Steckel landed a head shot on Crosby that left him dazed.

Who hit Crosby and gave him a concussion?

Crosby suffered what the Penguins called an upper-body injury after taking a high hit from Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba in Wednesday night’s Game 5 loss.

How did Crosby get his concussion?

1, 2011 at the Winter Classic between Pittsburgh and Washington. On the play, the puck goes past Crosby (who never has possession) and as he looks behind him and turns to pursue it, David Steckel skates into Crosby and makes direct contact with his head. Crosby fell to the ice, but got up and left under his own power.

How long was Sidney Crosby out with his concussion?

Sidney Crosby head injury history He missed six games in the 2016-17 season with another concussion. That’s 114 games total missed to concussions and/or concussion symptoms. If he’s sidelined for Game 6 of the series Friday in Pittsburgh, it would be the first game he has missed for a head injury since 2017.

What were Sidney Crosby’s concussion symptoms?

March 31, 2011 — After experiencing numerous symptoms from the concussion, including fatigue, fogginess and a sensitivity to light and sound, Crosby stays off the ice for nearly three months before being cleared to resume working out during a Penguins’ trip to Tampa Bay.

Who hurt Sidney Crosby?

defenseman Jacob Trouba
The Pittsburgh Penguins lost captain Sidney Crosby during the second period of Game 5 following a blow to the head from New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba. The hit sparked immediate reaction across the internet, but not everyone believes Trouba was in the wrong.

Did Crosby play game 6?

PITTSBURGH (AP)—Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will not play in Game 6 Friday night against the Rangers. Coach Mike Sullivan ruled out Crosby following the team’s morning skate.

How many concussions did Sidney Crosby?

Reported Concussions. Crosby has missed 114 games in his career due to concussion-related issues. The bulk of the missed games came in 2011 and 2012, but he also missed the first six games of this season because of a concussion.

Whats Crosby’s injury?

What is Sidney Crosby’s injury? Crosby appeared to suffer the injury in the second period of Wednesday’s game. The Pens captain was trying to reel in a bouncing puck when Trouba caught him high in the head with a flailing elbow. Crosby got up off the ice and finished his shift.