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07-09-2013, 01:01 PM
Join Date: Jun 2007
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Staal said he'll make a full recovery to play on the ice, but from his words said his right eye will never be 100%. Add that to his concussion injuries and he is pretty much damaged goods or pretty close to it. Jordan Staal stated Pittsburgh was his team, but family matters 1st IMO, especially to a close knit family like the Staal who reached out and gave the press info about Marc's recovery while the NY beat writers couldn't get anything. Jordan Staal quietly requested a trade to the Hurricanes to play alongside his brother.
Hence why near full is bolded. Ill gladly eat crow if Staal bolts to CAR during FA. I wouldn't rule out a trade. Just not for a Tlusty who can easily be on the infinitely long list of 1 year wonders. When he repeats that performance, then maybe a deal can be had around him.
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