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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 “weeks, not days.”
read on and watch the video asBylsma gives the update on the injuries…
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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...
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