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Penguins captain Crosby misses third straight game with groin injury

DALLAS – Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby missed his third straight game Sunday because of a groin injury.

Crosby, who began the day third in the NHL scoring race with 79 points, was injured a week earlier in a game against the Washington Capitals.

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Crosby skated Sunday morning before the Penguins faced the Dallas Stars and said he felt better, but not well enough to play in a game.