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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

You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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