Wednesday October 26th, 2016

Sidney Crosby scored in his return to the Pittsburgh Penguins lineup against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.

In the second period, Crosby received a pass from winger Evgeni Malkin before getting it past James Reimer to cut the lead Panthers' lead to 2-1.

It is the sixth time in which Crosby has scored in his first game of the season.

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Crosby returned to practice on Monday after missing the first six games of the season due to the third documented concssion of his career. His first concussion took place in 2011 and Crosby missed a majority of the two seasons that followed.

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