Penguins center Sidney Crosby, taking a hit from St. Louis defenseman Ian Cole on Nov. 23, has two goals and nine assists in five games since returning from a 10 1/2-month layoff absence because of post-concussion symptoms. (Associated Press)

Penguins center Sidney Crosby, taking a hit from St. Louis defenseman Ian Cole on Nov. 23, has two goals and nine assists in five games since returning from a 10 1/2-month layoff absence because of post-concussion symptoms. (Associated Press)