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No Area For Trouba; Crosby Evaluated For Top-body Harm

No Area For Trouba; Crosby Evaluated For Top-body Harm

New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba will not face area, in step with the New York Post’s Larry Brooks, for his hit on Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby throughout Game five.

In the middle of the second one period, with the Penguins up 2-zero, as Crosby possessed the p.c. within the Rangers’ zone Trouba went for a stick check, which stuck Crosby’s leg, forcing him to fall forward. As that occurred, Trouba stuck Crosby up excessive and the impact pushed him backward.

Crosby would leave the sport minutes later.

“I tried going stick on % while he become going to shoot,” Trouba said Thursday. “My stick kind of went in between his legs and hit his thigh and I driven my arm up… form of a fluky play. It wasn’t vastly difficult touch. You don’t ever want to see a guy get hurt. I don’t recognize exactly what the injury is but hopefully he’s higher soon.”

In his absence, the Rangers could make their comeback scoring three instances in a span of two:forty two to take the lead. Jake Guentzel could net his 7th of the playoffs before the second one intermission to tie the rating getting into the third length.

The Rangers might stave off elimination and pressure a Game 6 with a 5-three victory.[NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2022 First Round agenda, TV information]

The Penguins opted to stay in New York City overnight and head back to Pittsburgh on Thursday. Sullivan met with the media and stated that Crosby could be evaluated once they go back home. He did now not provide some thing in addition other than to mention it’s an top-frame damage.

Crosby leads all players in the series with nine points in 5 games.

As for different injuries affecting the Penguins’ lineup, Sullivan stated goaltender Tristan Jarry, who has no longer performed for the reason that April 14, is “making enormous progress” in his go back from a broken bone in his foot. Also, Brian Dumoulin and Rickard Rakell, who have been both injured in Game 1, stay day-to-day.

“We have enough, we’ve got numerous depth at all the positions,” Sullivan said. “We believe that we’ve what it takes to win. We have a succesful group, and this organization has usually had the subsequent-guy-up mentality. We’ll preserve to try this transferring ahead right here. We’re not going to get beforehand of ourselves. We’re going to take each day as it comes.

“But no matter what our lineup looks like each and each night. We agree with we’ve got what it takes to win.”


Game 1: Penguins four, Rangers 3 (3OT)

Game 2: Rangers 5, Penguins 2

Game 3: Penguins 7, Rangers 4

Game four: Penguins 7, Rangers 2

Game 5: Rangers 5, Penguins 3

Game 6: May 13, 7 p.m. ET – Rangers at Penguins (TNT, Sportsnet, CBC, TVA Sports)

*Game 7: May 15, TBD – Penguins at Rangers (TBD)

Sean Leahy is a author forPro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.

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