Breaking news out of Pittsburgh today, as the team announced that captain Sidney Crosby will be out indefinitely with a broken jaw. Crosby was hit in the face by a puck in the first period of the game Saturday against the New York Islanders.
SIDNEY CROSBY UPDATE: Out indefinitely after having surgery Saturday for a broken jaw.
— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) March 31, 2013
— Rob Rossi (@RobRossi_Trib) March 31, 2013
On the season, Crosby, the league leader in points, had recorded 15 goals and 41 assists in 36 games.
The Penguins are currently on a 15-game winning streak and sit a top the Eastern Conference standings with 56 points.
For more on broken jaws, check out this post from Jo Innis explaining the treatment and recovery.