Rangers Marc Staal Cleared to Work Out Lightly After Post-Concussion Symptoms

icon
Thursday November 17th, 2011

New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal has been cleared for light physical activity after suffering post concussion symptoms stemming from a concussion in February, ESPN New York reports.

After meeting with specialists, Stall was allowed to resume physical activity, such as light workouts on the stationary bike.

In a February matchup between the Rangers and Carolina Hurricanes, Eric Staal, Marc’s older brother and NHL veteran, laid a crushing hit on Marc that resulted in the concussion and persisting concussion-like symptoms.

Despite the positive development, the 24-year-old defenseman is reportedly still far from being ready to compete on ice.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.