/Crosby 'didn't hear' concussion controversy during playoffs

Crosby 'didn't hear' concussion controversy during playoffs


Published 4:27 p.m. ET July 12, 2017 | Updated 6:30 p.m. ET July 12, 2017

COLE HARBOR, Nova Scotia (AP) — Sidney Crosby said Wednesday he did not pay attention to those questioning whether he should continue playing hockey after suffering another concussion during the playoffs.

Crosby was too focused on capturing another Stanley Cup for his Pittsburgh Penguins to worry about outside opinions on his health.

“I don’t really read or listen to that stuff during the playoffs,” Crosby told reporters at his annual hockey camp in his hometown.

Crosby has suffered multiple concussions during his career, including one during Game 3 of the second round against Washington in May. He missed one game before returning for Game 5, prompting questions about whether he should consider retirement.

The Penguins went on to win a second straight Cup, defeating the Nashville Predators in the final.

Crosby said he understands why concussions…

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