Crosby hasn't played since breaking his jaw last month. He took part in non-contact drills on Friday, wearing a protective facemask that he'll likely keep on for the duration of the post-season.
The NHL's second-leading scorer says he feels good and he's not concerned about the layoff. Crosby has undergone several dental procedures over the last four weeks to help repair some of the damage and admits he can tell something's a little off.
The Penguins have clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Pittsburgh will get back injured defenceman Paul Martin and forward James Neal for the regular-season finale on Saturday against Carolina.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings