Eric Staal

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Eric Staal
Ericstaal 2006nhlawards.jpg
Born October 29, 1984 (1984-10-29) (age 29)
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
NHL team Carolina Hurricanes
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 2nd overall, 2003
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2003–present

Eric Craig Staal (born on 29 October 1984 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player and alternate captain for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. He is the older brother of Jordan Staal, who is playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Marc Staal, who is playing for the New York Rangers, and Jared Staal, who was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft but is currently playing for the AHL's San Antonio Rampage.[1]

Awards and achievements[change | edit source]

Records[change | edit source]

  • Most hat tricks in 2008–09 - 4
  • Carolina Hurricanes' franchise record for most hat tricks in a single season - 4 (2008–09)

Career statistics[change | edit source]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Peterborough Petes OHL 63 19 30 49 23 7 2 5 7 4
2001–02 Peterborough Petes OHL 56 23 39 62 40 6 3 6 9 10
2002–03 Peterborough Petes OHL 66 39 59 98 36 7 5 9 14 6
2003–04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 11 20 31 40
2004–05 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 77 26 51 77 88 11 2 8 10 12
2005–06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 45 55 100 81 25 9 19 28 8
2006–07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 30 40 70 68
2007–08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 38 44 82 50
2008–09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 40 35 75 50 18 10 5 15 4
NHL totals 409 164 194 358 289 43 19 24 43 12

International play[change | edit source]

Eric Staal
Medal record
Representing Canada Canada
Men's ice hockey
World Championships
Gold 2007 Moscow Ice hockey
Silver 2008 Ice hockey

Played for Canada in:

International statistics[change | edit source]

Year Event   GP G A Pts PIM
2007 WC 9 5 5 10 6
2008 WC 8 4 3 7 6
Senior Int'l Totals 17 9 8 17 12

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