Originally written February 21, 2012 on NY Rangers Blog:
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In a great piece on Marc Staal's recovery from concussion syndrome, Christopher Botta at the New York Times speaks with Rangers Assistant General Manager Jim Schoenfeld about the Ranger defenseman's frustration with being on the third defensive pair..."He is used to being one of the main ingredients. I know he has struggled with that. But we have spoken with him. The play of Michael and Ryan and Danny has allowed us to give Marc more time to get comfortable."...i mentioned this on the blog yesterday, but I feel like Torts has handled Staal's integration back into the line-up perfectly. He hasn't disrupted the chemistry of the top two pairs, while slowly increasing Staal's workload on the third pair....i can sympothize with Staal as I'm sure he'd love to be playing 30 minutes a night again.Brad Richards, who suffered a concussion last year, had this to say about Staal and concussions..."I heard he was struggling. I didn't even know him t...
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