It has been confirmed that Sidney Crosby will not be cleared for play in time for the season opener against the Vancouver Canucks. While that information seemed pretty evident, it does not diminish the optimism surrounding his ability to practice at a very high level for weeks.
As time goes, we appear to get closer to the day when Crosby will be cleared for contact. After that goes well for a period of time, he will make his return to game competition.
What happens past that is open to anyone's speculation, and I certain don't want to miss out on the fun. Basically, I've taken five predictions regarding Sid's season.
These are all predictions that I 100% believe will happen. You may find bolder predictions regarding Sidney Crosby on the Internet, but chances are the people writing them don't even believe it.
So dive right in and let me know if you have a prediction. Everything here is based on absolutely nothing but my opinion, so keep that in mind and take this for what it's worth.