Found January 23, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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It's been nearly two months since defenseman Michael Sauer has played a game for the New York Rangers, and it looks as if the 24-year-old sophomore isn't as close to returning to the lineup as we thought he was a week ago. Sauer was concussed back on December 5 in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, when Dion Phaneuf caught him along the boards with a thunderous blow. Sauer left the game and would not return, and has been on the road to recovery ever since.  Just last week Sauer began skating with the team in practice again, of course wearing a non-contact jersey as a precaution. The fact that he was on the ice gave the team hope that they would soon be getting one of their top four defenseman back around the time of the All-Star break. However, Sauer was kept off the ice Thursday and Friday for an unspecified reason, and one that the team wouldn't divulge much information on.  Head coach John Tortorella claims that he has not heard of any setbacks in regar...
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