2013-14: Injuries during second season as Devils’ captain/seventh year with club/13th NHL campaign limited playing time to just 40 games…Total included his 300th game with NJ Jan. 11 vs. Fla…Notched lone goal of season Mar. 14 at Fla. for first regular-season tally since Mar. 10, ‘10 vs. NYR...Missed 30 games Oct. 24-Dec. 27 with a non-displaced stress fracture in foot; placed on I.R. Oct. 28, retroactive to Oct. 22…Also designated an injured/non-roster player from Oct. 23-28 due to personal reasons…Activated off I.R. Dec. 28; saw action in season-high 21 straight contests through Feb. 27…Also missed final 10 games of season Mar. 27-Apr. 13 with lower body injury and two contests Mar. 1-2 due to collarbone injury.
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, December 16, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Missouri (UHL), March 11, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by St. Louis for Cam Janssen, February 26, 2008. Missed 2010-11 due to pre-seaon head injury vs. Philadelphia, September 28, 2010. Missed majority of 2013-14 due to foot (October 22, 2013 at Columbus) and lower-body (March 29, 2014 vs. NY Islanders) injuries.
I feel that responsibility, I've felt it for the last two years. We core guys get a lot of minutes, we get a lot of opportunity out there. Our teammates, the organization and fans look to us to be the guys to put the puck in the net and to create momentum out there.
— Jordan Eberle on taking his game and the Edmonton Oilers to the next level