David Steckel still sorry for Crosby hit

Updated: March 4, 2011, 3:41 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils center David Steckel remains remorseful and apologetic about his unintentional hit on Sidney Crosby that has contributed to the Pittsburgh Penguins center's extended absence with post-concussion symptoms.

Crosby hasn't played since Jan. 5, when he was hit head-first into the boards by Tampa Bay defenseman Victor Hedman.

But before that, he had absorbed a blindside hit to the head from Steckel, then with the Washington Capitals, during the Jan. 1 ...

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