With Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby continuing his slow recovery from a "mild" concussion, the rest of the NHL moves on with the season, even the Pens, who are passing through a rough patch at the moment.
The injuries continue to pile up as the games go by. It has gotten to the point where call-ups from Wilkes-Barre Scranton are replacing each other, leaving the farm system depleted of its players.
But as always, the show must go on.
Many have claimed that Crosby's injury is so detrimental to the Pens that their season is going nowhere until he returns. It's a tempting thought, but the Pens can manage to find ways to keep their head above water until their captain makes his comeback.
Here are 10 ways the Pens can get by without Crosby in their lineup:
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