Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 3/5/13

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 04: Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers celebrates against the Washington Capitals on February 4, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a slapshot in the face off a deflection during the third period of Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. It happened after a faceoff in the Rangers' end as Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen took the slapshot near the blue line, which deflected off Flyers forward Jakuub Voracek into Staal's right eye. Play was stopped as Staal (who does not wear a visor) went down, and he did not return after leaving the ice. No word yet as to Staal's condition. H/T Puck Daddy. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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