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Eric Staal

IR (Upper-body injury)
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
1 1 2 -2 1

Staal remains out with an upper body injury.

It's uncertain when he'll return.

The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp.

General manager Ron Francis said the surgery was performed Tuesday by a doctor in Philadelphia. He says Staal suffered the injury - also known as a sports hernia - during offseason training. Francis says the doctor who performed the surgery believes Staal will be ready for training camp in September and should "be at full health for the start of the regular season."

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