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In Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Montreal Canadiens, Pens fans took witness to an unfamiliar sight as center-man Jordan Staal gingerly limped off the ice in the second period. Staal has yet to miss a game in his four seasons as an NHL forward, amassing a consecutive game streak of 358 games, which includes the playoffs.   But after undergoing surgery on a lacerated tendon in his foot on Saturday, one thing is certain—Staal's "ironman" streak will end on Sunday afternoon when the Pens host the Canadiens for Game Two of their second round series.   Although there has been speculation Staal could return to the lineup as early as the Eastern Conference Finals (if the Pens are to advance), no one truly knows ...

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