MARC STAAL RUMORS & GOSSIP
During a game against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a hard shot in the third period and left the game not to return. Today, New York’s fears were realized when Staal was confirmed by head coach Alain Vigneault to have suffered another concussion. Luckily for Staal, the doctors are optimistic that this concussion isn’t as severe as his...
from Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News,
Vigneault said Staal, 26, has been in contact with Michigan-based neurologist Dr. Jeffrey Scott Kutcher, the same specialist who has treated Rangers forwards Rick Nash and Taylor Pyatt. Kutcher, though, "doesn't feel the need to see (Staal in person) at this point," the coach said.
"Marc has been diagnosed with...
Of the three Staal brothers who’ve played significant time in the NHL, Marc is the least acclaimed, and the only one who doesn’t have his name on the Stanley Cup. Another distinguishing article of Marc Staal’s career is his ongoing…Read more →The post New York Rangers: Marc Staal concussion woes return appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Per Steve Zipay, Derek Dorsett (wrist) was back on the ice for this morning’s skate. Dorsett has been nursing this wrist issue for a while, and the Rangers could really use his spunk back in the lineup.
Marc Staal was not on the ice, as expected. He is suffering from “issues” that may or may not be concussion related. The team is calling it a neck issue for now.
#NYR According to coach Alain Vigneault, Marc Staal is being treated for neck issues. Will not play tonight
— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) December 8, 2013
If you missed the play of Staal being hurt, you can watch it here...
AV: Not sure if Staal symptoms are concussion-related.
— Steve Zipay (@stevezipay) December 8, 2013
via Katie Strang of ESPN New York,
After the game, one in which his team rallied from behind on Chris Kreider's game-tying goal with less than 22 seconds in regulation, Rangers coach Alain Vigneault was unable to shed much light on what happened to one of the team's top defenseman.
But what he did say is, at the very least, cause for concern.
New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal sustained an upper-body injury in the third period of a game Saturday against the New Jersey Devils at Madison Square Garden and did not return.
Staal was injured 6:41 into the third after taking a shoulder to his upper body from Devils rookie Reid Boucher. Staal immediately got up and stormed off the ice in disgust.
The Rangers host the Washington...
Continuing Ranger Nation’s “Rangers Under Pressure” series that we’ve featured over the last week, today I’ll be examining the future of defenseman Marc Staal and where he fits in the Rangers’ plans both this season and beyond. Of all the Rangers under pressure this upcoming season, I think Marc Staal has to be high […]
Visors aren’t mandatory in the NHL, but the league might reconsider now. Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a puck to the eye area on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Check out a photo of the moment of impact below. document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-form-2f93c010aaa483bf555a03855...
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