FanPost

Sidney Crosby: The Long Road Back

A huge welcome back to Sid and a never before seen look inside his long road to recovery after the jump.

Welcome back, Sid!!!

 

It wasn't easy for Sid to get to the point of being ready to return. Let's step back and take a look at Sid's long road to recovery.

 

It's been a long time coming. After the injury, and many times since, we had to be patient.

 

Sid was being seen by some of the best doctors in their field.

 

After a while, Sid was cleared for light workouts:

 

Followed by more rigorous activity:

 

In the meantime rumors were flying around that Sid may have to retire from hockey. We all wondered what Sid might do to stay busy without hockey:

 

And how would he make money?

 

The rumors died down a bit when Sid joined the team for the beginning of training camp. You could see how excited he was to get back in the game.

 

Then we found out Sid was cleared for contact.

 

Still there was a lot of work ahead. The challenge of getting back to game readiness was as much mental as it was physical.

 

Fortunately, Sid was up to that challenge. Finally, tonight he returns to Consol Energy Center:

The content expressed in fanposts does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the staff here at Pensburgh.com. FanPosts are opinions expressed by fans of various teams throughout the league but may be more Pittsburgh-centric for obvious reasons.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join PensBurgh

You must be a member of PensBurgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at PensBurgh. You should read them.

Join PensBurgh

You must be a member of PensBurgh to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at PensBurgh. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker