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PLAYERS: Marc Staal
TEAMS: New York Rangers
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The Rangers released a statement today about the status of Marc Staal: “Following an injury suffered in last night’s game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined today in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon.  The injury has improved significantly and both doctors are optimistic that Marc will make a full recovery.  Staal...

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Doctors: Staal should fully recover

Doctors are optimistic that New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal will recover fully after being struck in the eye by a deflected puck. Staal was injured Tuesday night in the third period of New York's 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. The 26-year-old defenseman will be sidelined indefinitely, but was already showing improvement on Wednesday, the Rangers said in a statement...

In Staal’s absence, Rangers offense needed more than ever

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Doctors optimistic Rangers' Staal will recover

Doctors are optimistic that New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal will recover fully after being struck in the eye by a deflected puck. Staal was injured Tuesday night in the third period of New York's 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. The 26-year-old defenseman will be sidelined indefinitely, but was already showing improvement on Wednesday, the Rangers said in a statement...

Jan Levine: Staal Update: Optimistic as to Full Recovery, Out Indefinitely

The Rangers released the following statement at 6:03 p.m. Wednesday on the status of defenseman Marc Staal: "Following an injury suffered in (Tuesday) night's game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined (Wednesday) in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon. The injury has improved significantly and both doctors...

Marc Staal’s Injury Has Improved Significantly

via Blueshirts United, "Following an injury suffered in last night's game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined today in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon.  The injury has improved significantly and both doctors are optimistic that Marc will make a full recovery.  Staal will be sidelined indefinitely."

New York Rangers Marc Stall takes puck to the face (Video)

As any former hockey player can attest to you, taking a flying puck to any part of the body is going to hurt. During Tuesday night's New York Rangers/Philadelphia Flyers affair, Marc Staal of the Rangers was hit in the face by a deflected Flyers shot from Kimmo Timmonen: Stall left the game after the incident with a cut over his left eye and it is unknown how long...

Visor debate heating up in NHL

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Vote: Should the NHL Make Visors Mandatory for All Players?

It’s a question that comes up year after year: Should the NHL enforce a rule to make all players where visors? You can argue both sides. For starters, the obvious answer is yes and the facts are obvious — especially after Marc Staal took a puck right off his eyelid on Tuesday. When incidents like Staals’ and many others happen, it makes us all wonder what precautions can...

Keep it Rolling

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