“It's definitely a difficult situation,” Crosby told the Penguins website after hearing the official news on Tuesday. “Most guys wouldn't have been able to even come back after what he went through the last couple of years. … We're going to miss him a lot. He's a great guy, great teammate. I know he'll have a hard time staying away from the rink, so hopefully we'll see lots of him.”
Letang elected to share his thoughts on Instagram, posting the following:
Crosby and Letang won't see Dupuis on the ice on Wednesday when the Penguins complete their four-game road trip with a date against the Colorado Avalanche.