Sidney Crosby Practicing, But Still No Contact

So in terms of Pittsburgh Penguins training camp, what do you want first, the good news or the bad news? I'll pick. The good news is that Sidney Crosby is still on the ice practicing with his squad. The bad news is that he is still wearing that dreaded white helmet, according to Rob Rossi.

#Crosby still donning WHITE helmet at #Pens practice #tribpens
Sep 29 via webFavoriteRetweetReply

In case you haven't been following Training Camp this year, that means that the other guys on the ice, the ones wearing black helmets, are not allowed to make contact with Crosby. So he's back and he's skating, but he isn't really playing hockey yet (depending on the semantic question of whether hockey without hard contact counts as "real hockey"). In other words, nothing has really changed about Crosby's status, although the "white helmet" thing is making the rounds on Twitter today.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Pittsburgh

You must be a member of SB Nation Pittsburgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Pittsburgh. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.