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Jordan Staal Not Ready To Play Just Yet

from Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,

Jordan Staal looks powerful and mobile and confident when he is on the ice.

Looks a lot like a guy who could—and should—be in the Penguins’ lineup.

But things should not always be taken at face value, as Penguins coach Dan Bylsma pointed out Tuesday….

“It’s important to understand that he’s had a significant amount of time not working out, waiting for his foot to heal,” Bylsma said. “It’s important for him to spend time getting some of that workout time in, on the ice and off the ice.

“He looks good [during practices], but there’s still a ways to go before he gets close to that 100 percent range. He has to be allowed to continue to be able to work out off the ice and on the ice.”

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