Penguins F Crosby to face Blues after leaving Thursday with injury

Updated: November 1, 2008, 2:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby participated in a morning skate and was set to play for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night against the St. Louis Blues, two days after the star forward left a game with an undisclosed injury.

Crosby

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Crosby left Thursday night's game against the Phoenix Coyotes early in the third period.

After the Penguins' 4-1 loss, Crosby said he had "some discomfort."

Crosby was the 2006-07 NHL scoring champion and MVP. He missed 28 games last season with a high ankle sprain.

Information from ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun and The Associated Press was used in this report.

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