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Sidney Crosby struck by puck

Updated: March 29, 2012, 10:32 PM ET
Associated Press

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Sidney Crosby was bloodied after being struck in the face by a puck shot by New York Islanders defenseman Dylan Reese.

The Pittsburgh captain, playing in the ninth game of his second comeback of the season after recovering from concussion symptoms, was hit 1:43 into the second period. Reese was trying to clear the puck out of the lower left corner in the New York end when he hit Crosby, who was standing a few feet away from him.

Crosby stayed down on his stomach ...

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