Sidney Crosby has old-school solution for new challenge

Sidney Crosby has old-school solution for new challenge
(John Wawrow)

Sidney Crosby's commitment to conditioning has been one of his defining traits since before he entered the NHL in 2005. His off-season workouts are the stuff of legend -- and probably a few nightmares for anyone who tries to match them.

But with the NHL shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Crosby’s training options are limited, in part because team facilities are not available for the time being. Consequently, he has been forced to improvise as he prepares for what he hopes will be the resumption of the 2019-20 season.

“We don’t have a ton of resources,” he said. “You just make the best of what you have. (The goal is to) try to be professional as best we can and be in the best shape we can possibly be in, given the situation. There’s nothing like skating ... but you just have to make the best of it. It’s kind of old-school at this point. Whatever you can get done, you get done.”

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