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Eric Staal

6' 4"
205 lbs
Oct 29, 1984
Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
2003 - round 1, 2nd overall by Car
G A Pts +/- PPG
2014-15 Regular Season
18 18 36 -9 6

Staal had a goal and an assist, leading the Hurricanes to a 2-1 win over Toronto on Friday night and a sweep of their three-game season series.

He has three points in two games.

Staal had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's win over Tampa Bay.

He's got three goals in his last two games.

Staal finished with a pair of scores in Monday's 4-1 win at Toronto.

Although Staal snapped a three-game goal drought, he's scored eight times over his last 11.

Staal gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead on a milestone goal with 2:35 remaining in the first period of Tuesday's 3-2 loss at Nashville.

It was Staal's 300th career goal and came in the same building in which Carolina made the center the second overall pick in the 2003 Entry Draft.

Staal scored a pivotal goal early in the second period in a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Friday night.

Staal's goal was also his third in as many contests and gave him a season high-tying four-game point streak. He has 10 goals and 12 assists in 33 games this season.

Staal scored his eighth goal in Monday's loss to the Canadiens.

Staal is still not producing at a very high rate with five points in his last 13 games. He had recorded 15 points in his previous 18 contests.

Staal had two assists in Thursday's win over Toronto.

Staal, whose 18 points are the second-most for Carolina, has three points in three games after going five straight without one.

Staal had a goal Saturday.

Staal ended a pathetic nine-game goalless run.

Staal had a goal Thursday.

He has three goals in two games.

The Carolina Hurricanes have activated Staal from injured reserve. The team made the announcement Tuesday, about six hours before their game at Vancouver.

Staal suffered an unspecified upper-body injury during the Hurricanes' second game of the season on Oct. 11. He has missed the last five contests. He had one goal and one assist in those two games. To make room for Staal, the Hurricanes reassigned forward Patrick Brown to their AHL affiliate in Charlotte.

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