Jordan Staal suffers upper-body injury, will not return versus Panthers

The Carolina Hurricanes fell behind the Florida Panthers by two goals after the first period of Sunday’s game. But the bad news didn’t end there.

Hurricanes forward Jordan Staal left the game with an upper-body injury. The Hurricanes announced he will not return.

In 20 games this season, Staal has five goals and nine points.

The Hurricanes, who played in Ottawa on Saturday, are looking to avoid a third straight loss.

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