New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

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.

Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review adds that Crosby should be ready for the playoffs.

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.