Controversial Hit Leads To Crosby Dropping The Gloves

Published October 6, 2023 at 8:41 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
In a surprising twist during a preseason game, Sidney Crosby, the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, found himself in a physical altercation with Buffalo Sabres' player Peyton Krebs. It all started with a heated check by Krebs on Crosby's teammate, Kris Letang.

Crosby, known more for his hockey skills than his fighting, didn't take kindly to the hit on Letang and decided to respond physically. The two exchanged punches in a spirited scrap, with neither clearly coming out on top.


Ultimately, Crosby managed to bring Krebs down to the ice, ending the confrontation. This unusual display of fighting from Crosby underscores his unwavering commitment to protecting his teammates, even in preseason games.


The incident adds an unexpected twist to the ongoing Penguins-Sabres rivalry, leaving fans eager to see what unfolds as the regular season approaches.

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