Penguins center Jordan Staal
is expected to miss the start of the regular season following a procedure this week to cure an infection in his foot, the team announced today.
Staal's recovery period is expected to be 5-6 weeks. The Penguins open the regular season Oct. 7 against Philadelphia.
Staal originally suffered a lacerated tendon in his foot in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against Montreal. The tendon was repaired by off-season surgery.
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