Crosby returns to practice

Crosby returns to practice
FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby takes part in the NHL hockey team's practice in Cranberry Township near Warrendale, Pa. Teams began opening their training facilities Monday, June 8. Crosby and some teammates are already on the ice at their shiny practice rink, and the Blue Jackets reported eight or nine players skating daily in different groups. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File) (Keith Srakocic)

CRANBERRY, Pa. — Six days after leaving the ice in the middle of the Penguins’ first training camp scrimmage, Sidney Crosby rejoined his teammates for practice at the UPMC Lemieux Complex on Friday.

Crosby skated on the Lemieux Complex’s second sheet of ice before practice with Casey DeSmith, then stepped on the ice as practice began on the main rink to loud stick taps from his teammates:

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Crosby previously skated on his own on Wednesday and Thursday morning.

Penguins players off the ice for possible secondary COVID-19 exposure