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Eric Staal

31-Year-Old Center – Carolina Hurricanes

2015-16 NHL Stats

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2015-16 NHL Projections

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2015-16 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

After seven consecutive seasons of averaging around a point per game, Staal's production has taken a step backwards in the last two years. The 30-year-old recorded 23 goals and just 54 points in 77 games in 2014-15 -- his lowest full-season point total since his rookie seaso...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 205   DOB: 10/29/1984   BORN: Thunder Bay, Ontario   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #2 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Eric Staal Contract Information:

Signed a seven-year, $57.75 million extension with the Hurricanes in September 2008 that will run through the end of the 2015-16 season.

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Staal picked up an assist for the second consecutive game during Tuesday's 5-0 blanking of the Blackhawks.

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Eric Staal NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 20 82 45 55 100 -8 81 279 16.1 4 4 19 0 19
2006-07 21 82 30 40 70 -6 68 288 10.4 1 1 12 0 12
2007-08 22 82 38 44 82 -2 50 310 12.3 7 0 14 0 14
2008-09 23 82 40 35 75 15 50 372 10.8 8 1 21:02 14 10 24 4:15 62 37
2009-10 24 70 29 41 70 4 68 277 10.5 5 0 20:43 13 11 24 4:12 75 18
2010-11 25 NHL CAR 81 33 43 76 -10 72 296 11.1 8 3 21:56 12 17 29 4:28 81 31
2011-12 26 NHL CAR 82 24 46 70 -20 48 262 9.2 3 3 21:33 7 16 23 3:38 48 35
2012-13 27 NHL CAR 48 18 35 53 5 54 152 11.8 4 1 21:00 3 6 9 3:34 35 24
2013-14 28 NHL CAR 79 21 40 61 -13 74 230 9.1 0 2 20:17 1 11 12 3:20 67 28
2014-15 29 NHL CAR 77 23 31 54 -13 41 244 9.4 4 0 18:51 7 10 17 2:36 65 27
2015-16 30 NHL CAR 54 9 21 30 0 28 134 6.7 0 0 19:23 1 5 6 3:07 45 18
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Time On Ice Stats

19:23

Average Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Eric Staal was on the ice for 19:23.

3:07

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2015-16

During an average game, Eric Staal was on the ice for 3:07 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 20:17 3:20
2014-15 18:51 2:36
2015-16 19:23 3:07

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2015-16 NHL Game Log   Eric Staal
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
2016-2Feb 7 @MON 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 21:08 1:49
2016-2Feb 5 @WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 17:37 3:02
2016-2Feb 3 @CGY 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 18:24 5:27
2016-1Jan 26 CHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:02 2:40
2016-1Jan 24 CGY 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:18 6:46
2016-1Jan 22 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 16:02 1:31
2016-1Jan 21 @TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 20:32 4:25
2016-1Jan 17 @PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:00 3:38
2016-1Jan 15 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 0 20:56 3:11
2016-1Jan 14 @STL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:44 2:31
2016-1Jan 12 PIT 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 0 0 19:33 2:27
2016-1Jan 9 @CLM 0 1 1 -2 0 0 0 0 5 0.0 0 0 19:01 4:45
2016-1Jan 8 CLM 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:16 4:59
2016-1Jan 6 @VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:29 3:10
2016-1Jan 4 @EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 0 1 19:04 1:04
2016-1Jan 2 NAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:53 3:31
2015-12Dec 31 WAS 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 1 23:04 3:52
2015-12Dec 29 @NJD 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 66.7 0 0 17:18 1:12
2015-12Dec 27 @CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 15:54 0:00
2015-12Dec 26 NJD 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 16:00 1:12
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2015-12Dec 21 WAS 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 21:07 3:50
2015-12Dec 19 @PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:46 3:45
2015-12Dec 18 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:56 2:01
2015-12Dec 15 @PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:46 3:16
2015-12Dec 12 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 19:34 3:49
2015-12Dec 11 @ANA 0 1 1 -1 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:51 2:04
2015-12Dec 8 @DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 19:58 1:34
2015-12Dec 6 ARI 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 5 20.0 2 1 16:47 2:54
2015-12Dec 5 MON 0 0 0 -2 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 20:09 3:51
2015-12Dec 3 NJD 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 17:12 1:58
2015-11Nov 30 @NYR 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:56 3:21
2015-11Nov 27 @BUF 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 19:02 1:49
2015-11Nov 25 EDM 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 19:19 0:51
2015-11Nov 23 @PHI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:55 4:18
2015-11Nov 22 LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 21:33 3:43
2015-11Nov 20 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 19:09 1:24
2015-11Nov 16 ANA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 22:25 3:29
2015-11Nov 14 PHI 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 17:56 2:24
2015-11Nov 12 MIN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:08 2:07
2015-11Nov 10 @NYR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 19:33 7:16
2015-11Nov 7 OTT 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 24:40 3:00
2015-11Nov 6 DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 17:46 0:00
2015-11Nov 1 TAM 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 50.0 1 0 16:55 1:20
2015-10Oct 30 COL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 20:13 4:26
2015-10Oct 29 @NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 21:17 1:58
2015-10Oct 27 @DET 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 20:04 3:47
2015-10Oct 24 @SAN 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 1 17:38 2:35
2015-10Oct 23 @LOS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 22:34 3:54
2015-10Oct 21 @COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:41 3:53
2015-10Oct 17 @WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:21 4:01
2015-10Oct 16 @DET 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 1 0 19:08 3:44
2015-10Oct 13 FLA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 18:24 5:09
2015-10Oct 10 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9 0.0 3 0 23:58 6:01
2015-10Oct 8 @NAS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 0 1 21:11 3:27

Eric Staal: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Staal opened the scoring in the second period and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win against the Penguins.

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Staal recorded a goal and an assist in 23:04 of ice time in a 4-2 win against the Capitals on Thursday. He also chipped in two shots on goal, three hits, a blocked shot and won six of nine faceoffs.

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Staal recorded his first multi-goal game of the year Tuesday, accounting for both of Carolina's tallies in a 3-2 loss to the Devils.

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Staal failed to crack the scoresheet during Saturday's 2-1 win over the Penguins, stretching his current scoreless streak to four games.

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Staal collected a goal and an assist in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Coyotes.

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Staal posted an assist in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Sabres.

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Staal tallied two assists in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Flyers.

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Staal recorded a power-play assist along with two shots on goal in 20:08 of ice time during Thursday's 3-2 OT loss to the Wild.

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Staal was plus-2 with a goal in the empty net Tuesday, as the Hurricanes defeated the Red Wings, 3-1.

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Staal had a great night Friday, potting his second goal of the season and adding two helpers in a 5-3 win over Detroit.

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Staal ended Pekka Rinne's shutout bid with a late-third-period goal in Thursday's season-opening loss to the Predators.

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According to Sportsnet analyst Elliotte Friedman, Staal and the Hurricanes are not close to agreeing on a contract extension beyond this season. "The last I heard about this is that they're not close, so that's going to be interesting," Friedman said.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015-16

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2014-15

Staal took a small step back last season, finishing with 61 points in 79 games for the Hurricanes. Keep in mind, however, that a knee injury suffered at the World Championships the previous summer likely resulted in a slow start for Staal, who had just nine points in his first 18 games. Last season aside, Staal has been the key cog in the offensive wheel for the Canes in recent years. He enjoyed a very productive lockout-shortened 2012-13 season in which he scored 54 points in 48 games, and prior to that he had seven consecutive 70-plus point campaigns under his belt. Staalís name has been mentioned in trade rumours since the end of last year, however, he has expressed an interest in staying in Carolina, and should return as the teamís No. 1 center alongside Alexander Semin and either Jiri Tlusty or Jeff Skinner. Given the dip in his point totals last year, he could turn out to be a real bargain on draft day, so donít overlook him.

2013-14

During last year's lockout-shortened NHL season, Eric Staal managed 53 points in 48 games, producing his best points-per-game ratio (1.10) in seven seasons. Put it another way - over a normal 82-game season, Eric Staal was on pace for roughly 91 points, so if you had drafted him expecting the 70+ points he'd put up the previous three seasons, you got good value for your money. The only thing fantasy owners should beware of heading into this season is the third-degree MCL sprain Staal suffered at the World Hockey Championships in May. He's expected to be good to go once the regular season starts, but keep an eye on his status once training camp opens in September.

2012-13

Having posted at least 70 points in each of his last seven seasons, the oldest of the Staal brothers proved in 2011-2012 that even in a "down" year, he can still be relied upon for strong fantasy production. Staal surged in the second half of the season after a disappointing start, recording 45 points in the final 42 games. If head coach Kirk Muller likes what he sees when experimenting with placing big brother Eric on the same line with Jordan in the pre-season, the Ontario native could be in for a big improvement off of last year's numbers. Staal is one of the most consistent centers in the NHL, essentially a lock for 30 goals and 70-plus points each season.

2011-12

Staal had another solid season last year, as he strung together 33 goals and 76 points. There are very few guarantees in the NHL, but the big center is remarkably consistent, making him one of the surest bets in the league. In the past six seasons, Staal has scored at least 70 points in each campaign. Although Staal has never had an elite plus-minus rating, his solid play in all other categories validates his standing as one of the best centers in the NHL. Draft accordingly.

2010-11

Staal's numbers dipped across the board for the second consecutive season, but he did inherit the captaincy from Rod Brind'Amour, who hung up his skates and retired. Of course, being the team captain comes with the responsibility of leading your team on and off the ice. We think Staal is the right man for the job, but he will have to lead with a better example by mentoring a crop of young skaters and helping the 'Canes swirl back toward the postseason. Barring serious injury, a return to the 80-point mark is reasonable to expect from Staal.

2009-10

Staal is a road warrior who makes goal scoring look like second nature. After lighting the lamp 40 times in 2008-09, his fifth season, he became just the second player in franchise history to post 30-plus goals in four consecutive campaigns. Interestingly, Staal went against the grain based on his home/road splits from last year. In 41 home games he had 18 goals to complement 11 assists, but away from Carolina, he potted 22 goals with 24 helpers. Also, consider that Staal is second only to Jay Bouwmeester of Florida in the category of consecutive games played (336) among active players, reaching iron-man status well before his 25th birthday. He's the real deal.

2008-09

Staal beefed up over the summer, showing up for training camp in noticeably better shape than the end of last year. Expect somewhat higher point totals, and a fair chance of a return to the 100-point level.

2007-08

This will be his fourth NHL season, a point at which many NHL stars have enjoyed significant surges in productivity. Staal's disappointing campaign last year might be explained in part by injuries to his linemates (Cory Stillman and Erik Cole), which enabled opposing teams to focus on him. If those two stay healthy, then Staal's numbers will get a boost. Staal is an easy pick for increased fantasy numbers this season.

2006-07

Staal is a dazzling talent, and will continue to thrive in the Carolina system unless opposing teams determine to focus extra resources on him. After posting those fine numbers in the regular season, he went on to tally 28 points in 25 playoff games. Staal is a safe bet to threaten the 100-point mark again this year.

2005-06

If you're one of those fantasy owners who likes to take an occasional late-round flyer on a promising kid, to see if you can catch lightning in a bottle, then Staal is your kind of target. At age 20, he still has some maturing to do, but he will be an outstanding player in the future. If you're in a draft-and-hold league, he makes an excellent investment.