$Signed a one year deal with the Predators in October of 2006. Unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2007.
Closes out career
August 13, 2019
Staal announced he was hanging up his skates on Facebook.
ANALYSIS Drafted by the Canadiens in the fourth round of the 1996 NHL Draft, Staal was never able to break into the NHL. Aside from one season in the AHL with Milwaukee, in which he tallied 13 goals and 12 helpers, the center spent his career playing in Europe.