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Penguins Activate Sidney Crosby From COVID Protocol Related Absence List

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

The Pittsburgh Penguins have activated Sidney Crosby from the COVID Protocol Related Absence list and recalled forwards Anthony Angello and Josh Currie from the taxi squad, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall. 

Assistant coach Todd Reirden has passed the COVID Protocol, and is cleared to return to his regular duties tonight at PPG Paints Arena.

Crosby, 33, is tied for the team lead in goals (7), assists (11) and points (19) in 20 games. He enters tonight's game with more points against Philadelphia (107 points in 72 games) than any active player in the NHL.

Angello, 24, has appeared in three games for Pittsburgh this season. In 11 career NHL games, he's picked up one goal. An Albany, New York native, Angello has skated in two games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this season, where he has notched one goal, one assist and two points. In 117 career games in the AHL, all with WBS, Angello has 56 points (33G-23A).

Currie, 28, made his Penguins debut on Tuesday against Philadelphia, skating 7:24 minutes. He's appeared in 22 NHL games, tallying two goals, three assists for five points and a plus-2.

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