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By Joe Depto (@PensDeptoTFP)
Another day, another injury. It’s been the unofficial battle cry of the Pittsburgh Penguins for nearly an injury now.
Tonight, as the Pittsburgh Penguins do battle with the Maple Leafs in Toronto, will be no different.
Jordan Staal, per Pittsburgh bench boss Dan Bylsma, will miss tonight’s game due a collision with Islanders center John Tavares in Thursday night’s victory over the New York Islanders. His injury situation is listed as day to day.
- For the Penguins, the timing of the injury is equally as bad as the name attached to it. Staal, who has posted six goals and three assists in twelve games in addition to spearheading the league’s best penalty kill (The Pens have killed off a whopping 97.3% of their penalties), will be missed on both ends of the ice.
- Another key Penguin, Marc-Andre Fleury will be out of tonight’s lineup as well albeit for a much more consensual reason – rest. Dan Bylsma confir...