Pre-Camp Buzz: On Pens being more equipped w/o Crosby & banking on Malkin

 

Pre-Came Buzz *Hockey is back. Players report to camp Friday morning and will go through physicals/conditioning tests before Saturday’s first on-ice session. Sidney Crosby’s status remains unclear from a participation level in camp. The Penguins have remained mum on his status this week and it’s not clear yet whether Crosby or the team will address his status tomorrow morning. If Crosby is cleared to participate in camp, it’s expected to be on a limited basis and no contact. Onto some pressing issues and pre-camp buzz on the team: *Two things I took from Dan Bylsma’s comments at the team’s annual golf tournament on Wednesday;  He feels the team is more equipped and prepared to withstand an extended period without Crosby and he is very intrigued by the strong competion the Penguins will have at forward and on the blueline. Having months to prepare for the possibility that Crosby wouldn’t beRead More »