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Eric Staal
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1984  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CAR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)

2013-14 Season:

* Led the team in assists (40), points (61) and multi-point games (11)

* Led Hurricanes forwards in time on ice per game (20:17)

* Passed Ron Francis for first place on the franchise's all-time shots list (2,542) vs. FLA (2/7)

* Ranked second in the NHL in takeaways (77)

* 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: 769 gp, 289-399-688, 605 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

It was pretty unbelievable...I think (my family in France) is pretty much in front of the TV right now. I don't think I have to wake them up.

— 29-year-old Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare after scoring his first NHL goal
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