Rangers defenseman Marc Staal had surgery to address an infection in his ankle, and will be re-evaluated in two weeks. The wording here is key, as the Rangers are saying he will be re-evaluated, not return to the lineup. He may be out longer than two weeks.
While most of the attention is going to shift to Staal being out and the kids getting extended looks on the blue line, let’s take a step back and recognize that infections are no joke. Here’s to a speedy recovery for Staal."Marc Staal has surgical procedure on infected ankle, out at least two weeks",