Sidney Crosby the latest NHL player diagnosed with the mumps – fully vaccinated

Sidney Crosby is the biggest name yet to be added to the NHL’s growing list of players who have contracted the mumps.

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Sunday that Crosby, their second-leading scorer, was the 13th NHL player to be diagnosed with the virus. The two-time MVP was held out of weekend games against the Calgary Flames and the Columbus Blue Jackets as a precaution. The 27-year-old had developed significant swelling to the right side of his face.

The team originally believed that the swelling was related to a salivary gland injury that Crosby sustained in a Nov. 29 matchup against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Continue reading Sidney Crosby the latest NHL player diagnosed with the mumps – fully vaccinated