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2015 NHL Draft
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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)
Last game: 2014-15 Season: * Ranked tied for sixth on the team in assists (18), and eighth in points (24) in 46 games * Ranked first on the team and eighth in the NHL in faceoff win percentage (56.4%) * Ranked fourth among Carolina forwards with 85 hits * Named the winner of the Steve Chiasson Award in a vote among all Hurricanes players * Suffered a broken right fibula in a preseason game at Buffalo (9/23) * Underwent surgery on 9/26 at Raleigh Orthopaedic, performed by Dr. Kevin Logel and Dr. Marty Isbell * Prior to missing the Hurricanes' opener vs. NYI (10/10), had played in all 130 Hurricanes games since his acquisition on 6/22/12 * Recorded an assist in season debut at MTL (12/29) * Games missed due to injury: 35 (Broken leg: 10/10-12/27) * Was a healthy extra for: 1 game * 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: 176 gp, 31-64-95, 80 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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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson