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Crosby a late scratch in Pittsburgh after taking warmup (updated)

Tampa Bay Lightning v Pittsburgh Penguins

PITTSBURGH, PA - JANUARY 02: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins looks on against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Consol Energy Center on January 2, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Sidney Crosby was a late scratch this afternoon as the Pittsburgh Penguins play host to the Boston Bruins.

Crosby took the pre-game skate, but did not return to the ice for puck drop.


Craig Adams has replaced Crosby in the lineup.

Here’s the NHL’s explanation on the Penguins lineup change:

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