It looks like the the concussion that has sidelined Sidney Crosby for the last eight games will keep him out of the 2011 All-Star game in Raleigh next weekend. Crosby has not been symptom-free and hasn’t resumed working out yet, and it’s unknown when he may return.â†µ
Evgeni Malkin likewise has been bugged by a nagging left knee injury that has kept him out of the lineup for the last two games. Malkin has not yet officially been ruled out of the all-star game like Crosby has, but it appears that will be the case soon as well.â†µ
The Penguins play one more game on Tuesday against the New York Islanders before the all-star break.