Sidney Crosby Leaves Penguins-Islanders Game After Taking Puck To Face

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Friday March 30th, 2012

The bad breaks just never end for Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby -- the superstar forward left tonight's game against the New York Islanders after taking an ugly puck to the face.

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Crosby was hit by a puck off the stick of Islanders defenseman Dylan Reese, with 18:17 left in the second period and the Penguins trailing the Isles 1-0. He had to be taken off the ice; he returned to the Pens' bench about eight minutes later.

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