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Sidney Crosby Undergoes Successful Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery

by Pittsburgh Penguins @penguins / Media Release

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby underwent successful arthroscopic wrist surgery, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford.

Crosby had arthroscopic wrist debridement surgery on Monday, August 31.  The surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Hotchkiss of Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, in collaboration with team physician Dr. Dharmesh Vyas and UPMC hand and upper extremity surgery.

Recovery time is expected to be three-to-four weeks.

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