Sidney Crosby not suffering setback, agent says
Pat Brisson insists former MVP 'hasn't been shut down by anyone'
A report that Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby has suffered a setback in his recovery from a pair of concussions is being dismissed by his agent.
On Monday, CTV News reported that Crosby halted training after the reappearance of concussion-like symptoms and the Cole Harbour, N.S., native wouldn't be ready for the start of the Penguins' training camp in September.
Pat Brisson, Crosby's agent, said the centre has adjusted his summer program to address the different needs for his recovery and "hasn't been shut down by anyone."
When contacted by CBCSports.ca, the Penguins organization declined to comment on the report.
Penguins general manager Ray Shero said last week he anticipated Crosby will arrive in Pittsburgh a week before camp begins to be evaluated.
Crosby suffered two concussions within a week in January and has not played since.
With files from The Associated Press