Penguins’ Sidney Crosby to sit out all-star skills competition due to illness
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby will miss Friday night’s skills competition at the NHL All-Star Game in San Jose due to illness, the league announced Friday afternoon.
He is expected to play in the All-Star Game on Saturday night.
The other Penguins all-star representative, defenseman Kris Letang, is expected to participate in the skills competition and game.
The Penguins had the week off after playing last Saturday night in Las Vegas. Crosby stayed in the western part of the country during the break, visiting Jackson Hole, Wyo.
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