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Eric Staal
NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1984  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: CAR / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
Last Game: Earned one assist, had three hits and was (+2) with two PIM in 19:19 of ice time vs. EDM (11/25) 2015-16 Season: * Had one goal and two assists and was (+2) in 19:08 of ice time at DET (10/16) * Scored first goal of the season in the Hurricanes' season opener at NSH (10/8) * OFF THE RADAR: Eric works with his brothers Jordan, Mark and Jared to run the Staal Family Foundation, a charitable trust fund that supports children and families battling cancer * Career Highs: G: 4 A: 4 P: 6 PIM: 26 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 868 gp, 316-439-755, 654 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)
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016