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Eric Staal
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CAR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Last Game: Scored a goal and was (-2) in 21:51 of ice time at LA (11/20) 2014-15 Season: * Recorded his 400th NHL/Hurricanes assist at NYI (10/11) * Left the game at NYI (10/11) with an upper-body and missed the next five games (10/14-10/24) * Recorded a three-point game (2g, 1a) at DAL (11/18) * Recorded his 700th NHL/Hurricanes point with a goal at LA (11/20) 2013-14 Season: * Led the team in assists (40), points (61) and multi-point games (11) * Passed Ron Francis for first place on the franchise's all-time shots list (2,542) vs. FLA (2/7) * Passed Kevin Dineen for third place on the franchise s all-time games-played list (709) vs. ANA (11/15) * Passed Glen Wesley for first on the Hurricanes' (since relocation) games-played list with 730 vs. MTL (12/31) * OFF THE RADAR: Eric hosts underprivileged children in his suite at Hurricanes home games as part of his "Eric's Entourage" initiative * Career Highs: G: 4 A: 4 P: 6 PIM: 26 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 783 gp, 295-405-700, 609 pim
Brother of Jordan and Marc OHL Second All-Star Team (2003) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2003) NHL Second All-Star Team (2006) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
Quote of the Day

I'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.

— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series