Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 10/19/14

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 3: Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers skates during the third period against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden on October 3, 2009 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Senators 5-2. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
So, apparently while I was renovating my bathroom there was some Rangers news. None bigger than Marc Staal reporting that he has begun skating for the first time since being sidelined by a puck to the eye on March 5th. Staal, who took the ice for the first time yesterday and again today, said this about the injury (via Blueshirts United)... "The first night the eye looked good, I didn't need surgery, so that was good. Every week or so from there the vision would clear up and get better, so that was encouraging. It's been tough, though. That first week was pretty scary, I don't think my wife slept the first four nights wiping blood off my eye and off my face." Staal's vision is still not back to 100% and he does not have a timetable for a return. Here's Staal's full interview... ...WOW! He looks great. For some reason I thought there'd still be bruising. Never like hearing he might never regain full vision, but it doesn...
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