Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 4/25/13
RALEIGH, N.C. --- The Carolina Hurricanes havent exactly been in the business of making history in recent years. That changed Thursday night, however, as a trio of brothers that used to battle on a frozen pond behind their house growing up in Thunder Bay, Ontario, lined up next to each other against the New York Rangers, marking just the fourth time in NHL history three brothers played for the same team at the same time, and first time in 28 years. Carolina captured Lord Stanleys Cup in 2006 and made a run to the finals four years earlier. But with this season shot and just two games remaining, the Canes brass called up Jared Staal -- the youngest of four hockey-playing Staals, and third on the Hurricanes -- from their AHL affiliate in Charlotte for his debut in Thursdays 4-3 overtime loss. Not only did Eric, 28, Jordan, 24, and 22-year-old Jared Staal play, but they started the game together on the same line. The Staals are the first trio of brothers to suit up for the same team si...
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