Sidney Crosby has soft tissue injury

Updated: February 1, 2012, 11:29 AM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby's concussion-like symptoms may not be due to a concussion after all.

The Pittsburgh Penguins star said Tuesday he's been diagnosed with a soft-tissue injury in his neck that mimics the symptoms of a concussion but is significantly more treatable.

"There's a pretty big possibility that it could be causing some of the issues and I hope that's the case," Crosby said. "I hope that it'll improve and that's hopefully the end of it."

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