Penguins activate Sidney Crosby from COVID list

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Pittsburg Penguins’ Sydney Crosby competes during the Skills Challenge Relay portion of the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Los Angeles, the day before the All-Star Game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Penguins star player is returning from a COVID-19 scare.

Pittsburgh announced Sidney Crosby is returning from the COVID-19 list:

The Penguins are back in action tonight hosting the Flyers tonight at 7 p.m. Crosby had missed the team’s last game against Philadelphia on March 2 and was placed on the COVID-19 absence list.

A player can land on the COVID list for a variety of reasons related to health and safety protocols without having the Coronavirus.

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