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Crosby Diagnosed with Mumps

Sidney Crosby joins the list of NHLers diagnosed with mumps.

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Penguins announced at 11:30 AM press conference that center Sidney Crosby, out the last two games for precautionary reasons related to an illness, has been officially diagnosed with mumps.

Team statement and press conference Q&A with team doctor Dr. Vyas.

In addition to the news about the mumps, team came forward to advise Crosby has been dealing with a gland issue due to being grabbed in the neck against Carolina.

Crosby will miss Monday's game, though is expected to play on Thursday against Colorado.