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Jordan Staal
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: September 10, 1988  (AGE 26)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 220 DRAFTED: PIT / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)
2014-15 Season: * Suffered a fractured right fibula in a collision with Sabres defenseman Josh Gorges during a preseason game at BUF (9/23) * Underwent surgery on 9/26 at Raleigh Orthopaedic, performed by Dr. Kevin Logel and Dr. Marty Isbell... Was expected to miss three to four months of action * Was placed on injured reserve on 10/2 * Prior to missing the Hurricanes' opener vs. NYI (10/10), had played in all 130 Hurricanes games since his acquisition on 6/22/12 2013-14 Season: * Was one of two Hurricanes to appear in all 82 games * Led the team in hits (194) for the second consecutive season * Ranked second on the team and 17th in the NHL with a 54.4 faceoff win percentage * OFF THE RADAR: Jordan and his wife, Heather, were married on June 22, 2012 - the same day that he was traded to the Hurricanes * Career Highs: G: 3 A: 3 P: 4 PIM: 17 * HURRICANES CAREER TOTALS: 130 gp, 25-46-71, 66 pim
Brother of Eric and Marc NHL All-Rookie Team (2007) Traded to Carolina by Pittsburgh for Brandon Sutter, Brian Dumoulin and Carolina's 1st round choice (Derrick Pouliot) in 2012 Entry Draft, June 22, 2012.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday