It has gone well beyond absurd. Sidney Crosby has PCS. Right. It takes time to comeback from that. I had it just last year, it took a lot of months to get over it. It’s tricky, somedays you wake up and feel great, then some days or even just at random times you will start getting migranes again and feel depressed. But I mean come on!
Some media guys asking if he will play again? Is he considering retirement? Will he miss this season? The season hasn’t even started yet!!! Some of these guys need to admit that they are trying to make this bigger than it is.
It’s a player with a concussion. Willie Mitchell came back and played a full season just last year, and Willie Mitchell plays a lot more gritty of a game than Sid does. Pierre Marc Bouchard played a full season last year as well, and he’s a lot smaller and not anywhere near as solid on his skates as Sid is.
Those of us who are also NFL fans had to go through this EXACT same thing in 2008. Tom Brady tore his ACL in the first game of the season, and was lost for the year. All of a sudden at mid season all these ridiculous reports came out about Brady’s surgery going wrong and he would need it again and he could be gone for 09 as well, it just got flat out stupid! But the media was trying to make a mountain out of a mole hill and this is the exact same situation.
I get it, it sucks that the games top player can’t play and some have become impatient but he’s not suffering from a life threatening injury! He will be back…THIS season, and he will go back to being the games top player.
I don’t want this to sound like I’m downplaying the severity of a concussion. I understand just how serious they are, but at the same time it’s just not anywhere near as tragic or devastating as some of the members of the media are making it out to be. Some of these people need to relax, and some of them need to start being professionals instead of attempting to making a bigger deal out of this than it actually is.