Pittsburgh Penguins: More Join Injured List and Staal Has a Set Back- UPDATED

November 1st, 2010 by Melissa Bauer-Herzog Leave a reply »
Another bump in the road for the Penguins happened this morning when Jordan Staal left the ice with an upper-body injury only half an hour into practice. 

It had been rumored Staal would be making his season debut within the next few weeks, possibly even on this week’s road trip.  Staal returned to practices in early October after complications from a post-season injury during the Penguins’ Round 2 series against the Montreal Canadiens.

After practice, coach Dan Bylsma addressed the media about Staal’s early departure.

“Jordan left the ice with an upper-body injury and is getting evaluated right now," he said.

Also put on the injured list for the Penguins during the weekend were Evgeni Malkin, who left the Flyers game early on Friday, and Kris Letang, who was injured on Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes.

“They are still day-to-day. When I spoke to you all before the game at Carolina, I hoped to see ‘Geno’ on the ice, so he is still day-to-day. Same thing with Tanger.  I hope to see both playing in Dallas on Wednesday, but we’ll have to wait and see.&rdquo ...

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