Rust (arm) is skating with the team but has yet to take contact, DK Pittsburgh Sports reports.

It looks like Rust won't miss the rest of the regular season, but gauging a return date is tough to do. Once he absorbs contact, then we'll get a better idea of when he might come back. Until then, it's safe to keep the speedster benched.

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