(NEW YORK) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that center Sidney Crosby will not play in the team's next two games as a precaution, after he took a hard hit during the team's game against the Boston Bruins on Monday.
Until making his season debut in November, Crosby had been out of action since last January with concussion related symptoms.
"Sidney took a hard hit during our game against Boston Monday night and wasn't feeling 100 percent," Penguins general manager Ray Shero said in a statement. "He saw Dr. Mickey Collins of UPMC today and took an ImPACT test, which showed no problems. However we all think it's best that he sits out the next two games as a precaution."
At one point during the summer it was feared that Crosby would have to retire from his head injuries.
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