PITTSBURGH (AP) -Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby practiced Tuesday and plans to play against Montreal on Wednesday night despite a bruised right foot.
Crosby did not practice Monday, two days after a shot by Anaheim defenseman Francois Beauchemin deflected off his skate during the first period of Pittsburgh's 5-4 victory. Crosby was in considerable pain, but returned to the game within a few minutes.
``The swelling has gone down and I felt pretty good,'' said Crosby, who does not plan to wear any protective padding in his skate.
Crosby, the NHL's leading scorer and most valuable player last season, has one point in two games.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Leafs vs. Capitals Game 6 Pick Will the Washington Capitals put the Toronto Maple Leafs away for good when the two meet in Game 6 today at...
Thumbnail Senators vs. Bruins Game 6 Pick Can the Boston Bruins force a Game 7 with the Ottawa Senators when the two meet today for Game 6 at 3PM ET?
Thumbnail Oilers vs. Sharks Game 6 Pick Will the San Jose Sharks force a Game 7 when they meet the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 10:30PM ET in Game 6?
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Rangers Game 6 Pick Will the New York Rangers close out their series with the Montreal Canadiens when the two meet in Game 6...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Wild Game 5 Pick Will the Minnesota Wild be able to keep their season alive today at 3PM ET when they host the St. Louis Blues for Game...

NHL Team Pages