Headlining the NHL will not honor Raleigh with his presence. According to reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Sunday, Sidney Crosby will miss the match certainly stars.
The other sniper Penguins, Evgeni Malkin, is a case for its very uncertain due to his medical records: an injured knee, coupled with a virus.
Crosby, himself, is still recovering from a concussion he suffered in early January, and the Penguins have not yet given window to return to the game he has missed the last eight games of his team, playing the card of caution in his case.
Also according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Penguins should confirm its package for the all-star game a few days. No decision has been taken in the case of Malkin, who skipped her last two tour matches.
Failing to take part in activities on ice-Star game, Crosby and Malkin could participate in the festivities off the ice in Raleigh. Crosby did in Montreal in 2009, when a knee injury forced him to overlook the game.
If the Penguins can not rely on their dynamic duo in Carolina, they will still be well represented on the ice. Defenseman Kristopher Letang and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury were also selected for the Classic, held Jan. 30.