The questions come in waves. In Toronto recently, reporters lined up single file at Sidney Crosby's locker stall hoping to get a chance to ask him individually about it.

Penguins coach Dan Bylsma regularly fields the same questions about his captain and star center.

Neither is offering a definitive opinion as to whether Crosby has reached, or even surpassed, the incredible level at which he was playing before he got hurt in January 2011.

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