Sidney Crosby of the Penguins leaves Game 5 against the Rangers after hitting

PITTSBURG (KDKA) – Sidney Crosby left the 5th game on Wednesday against the Rangers after a hit.

With about 7 minutes left in the second period, Jacob Trumpet hit Crosby, and the Penguins captain went to the locker room.

Crosby didn’t go out on the ice for the start of the third period and didn’t come back. After the game, coach Mike Sullivan said Crosby was being evaluated for an upper body injury.

When asked about the hit, Sullivan replied succinctly.

“Have you seen the hit? You’re probably of the same opinion as me,” Sullivan said.

The Rangers won 5-3. The Penguins were leading 2-0 when Crosby came off the ice.

Game 6 on Friday in Pittsburgh. The Penguins led the series 3-2.


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