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PHT: With Jordan Staal out 4-6 weeks and James Neal out awhile, could Pittsburgh miss the playoffs?
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The Pittsburgh Penguins received a double dose of bad news on Sunday.
Center Jordan Staal is expected to miss four to six weeks with a knee injury and leading goal-scorer James Neal will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken foot.
Staal was injured on a knee-on-knee hit from New York Rangers veteran Mike Rupp on Friday night.
The 23-year-old Staal has collected 15 goals and...
from Sam Kasan at the Penguins website, Center Jordan Staal is out 4-6 weeks with a knee injury after he collided knee-on-knee with Rangers forward Mike Rupp Friday night, according to head coach Dan Bylsma. Staal will not need surgery.
Forward James Neal, who leads the team with 21 goals, will be out indefinitely with a broken foot. Bylsma said it will be â€œweeks, not days.â€...
Jordan Staal will be out of action for 4-6 weeks due to a knee injury.
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The Pittsburgh Penguins have been beaten down and broken this year.
Sidney Crosby and Jordan Staal were suppose to give the Penguins that much-needed relief, both coming back from injuries last season.
Instead, Crosbyâ€™s comeback was short-lived and after 34 games, Staal is out for four to six weeks.
James Neal, who has been instrumental in filling the void Crosby...
The Pittsburgh Penguins received a double dose of bad news on Sunday, as the club learned that forwards Jordan Staal and James Neal will both miss significant time with injuries.
If you thought last year was bad in terms of injuries for the Penguins, think again.
The team announced Sunday that they will be without forwards Jordan Staal and James Neal for an extended period of time. (Click here for details on their respe...
Sidney Crosby's prolonged absence after returning for eight games seemed to cast a dark cloud over the Pittsburgh Penguins' season, but their captain's status is far from their only concern.
Jordan Staal and James Neal are the latest Penguins to suffer long-term injuries, leaving Pittsburgh with a tough hill to climb as it tries to avoid its first five-game losing streak...