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What a difference a couple days make. In the case of James Neal, a couple days was the difference between having a broken foot (as we commented on in a recent article on the injuries mounting in Pittsburgh) and being able to play against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. I'm not sure which is more bizarre, Neal's changing diagnosis or the bizarre Dustin Penner pancake story (We favor the pancakes). Still, while Neal's miraculous recovery doesn't involve any breakfast foods, it is pretty astonishing and comes at a time where the Penguins could use all the positive news they can get.  Neal's shifting diagnosis isn't the first one we have seen in the NHL this year. As a result, the question must be asked - are initial exams/diagnoses too hasty?  James Neal is clearly Wolverine, or at least some sort of superhero that has quick healing ability. Unfortunately, the real truth behind Neal's recovery lies with a faulty initial diagnosis that stated he ha...
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