Jordan Staal Injury: Updates on Hurricanes Star’s Leg and Recovery

November 30th, 2014 by donald wood Leave a reply »
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is recovering from a fractured fibula in his right leg he suffered in the second game of the preseason. The team reported Sunday he has been making progress during the recovery process.     

Carolina head coach Bill Peters spoke to Michael Smith of about Staal’s injury and timetable for a return:

He was looking good today. He’s out of the boot. He’s going to start training with our people off the ice. From there, if everything goes well—it depends on the amount of swelling and the recovery from workout to workout day-to-day—he’ll progress to skating on his own with Pete Friesen, and then he’ll join us from that point.

There are a couple of different timelines, but we’ll just wait and see. It’s going good, and I think he’s slightly ahead of schedule, whatever schedule that would be. I just know we have to be patient with it.

Staal has missed all regular-season games for the Hurricanes this season. He played in all 82 games during the 2013-14 campaign and managed to add 15 goal and 25 assists. & ...

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