Sidney Crosby returns to Penguins practice following hernia surgery

Sidney Crosby talks about hitting the ice at Penguins practice and how the team has been playing. Courtesy: PensTV

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby returned to practice on Friday after a two-month absence.

Crosby hasn’t played since Nov. 9 and underwent sports hernia surgery on Nov. 14. He’s been back skating for three weeks now, apart from the rest of the team, and while he participated alongside the team on Tuesday he has not been officially considered to be back with the club until Friday.

The Penguins have been forced to deal with a long list of injuries in the first half of the season. Crosby’s return comes on the heels of forward Jake Guentzel being placed on injured reserve following shoulder surgery.

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