Found February 09, 2012 on Bleed Black & Gold:

Penguins finally gave out some info on Tyler Kennedy’s condition.  Kennedy left Sunday’s game against the Devils in the third period and did not return.  He returned to Pittsburgh to be evaluated and did not travel on to Montreal with the team for the game on Tuesday.  Coach Bylsma had an update today:

“Tyler Kennedy was diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain, 4-6 weeks. After a week we’ll have a better idea of what the timeframe looks like exactly, as it calms down over the next week or so and as he rehabs. Right now we’re looking at 4-6 weeks.”

I think most people in Pittsburgh are familiar with those pesky high ankle sprains, since a couple Steelers had the same problems towards the end of the season.  Him being out 4-6 weeks puts him possibly coming back pretty close to the end of the regular season.



Jordan Staal expected to play Saturday against Winnipeg

Coach Dan Bylsma said today that Jordan Staal is expected to be back in the line up on tomorrow afternoon when the Penguins take on the Winnipeg Jets.  Staal has been out since early January with a knee injury.  There has been a lot of rumblings this week that Staal would be returning sooner rather than later.  This is great news, particularly in light of losing Tyler Kennedy...

High-ankle sprain sends Penguins' Kennedy back to the bench

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Penguins' Kennedy out with high ankle sprian

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Staal Returns Saturday vs. Jets

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Penguins' Staal set to return Saturday vs. Jets

Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal will return to the lineup on Saturday when the Penguins host the Winnipeg Jets.

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