Originally posted on CBS New York:
WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSNewYork) — Marc Staal made the call to miss Game 4 at Madison Square Garden after suffering yet another setback.
On Friday, a downbeat Staal told reporters he’ll miss Game 5 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals in Washington and is unsure when he’ll return to the Rangers’ lineup. It’s entirely possible that he will miss the remainder of the series against the Capitals.
Staal took a puck to the face in early March. Since returning in Game 3, lingering eye issues have resurfaced. Steve Eminger has taken Staal’s spot in the meantime.