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   June 22, 2012 will be a day that NHL player Jordan Staal will never forget. Not only did he get married, but he was also traded by the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Carolina Hurricanes, where his older brother Eric plays. Staal has been a third line center with the Penguins for the past few seasons mainly because of the presence of Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby in the lineup ahead of him. Staal finished last season with 25 goals and 25 assists in 62 games for Pittsburgh and scored six goals and three assists in six postseason games.    In return, the Penguins received the number eight selection in the 2012 draft, as well as defenseman Brian Dumoulin, and center Brandon Sutter. Staal had reportedly rejected a 10-year contract extension by the Penguins a couple of days before the trade. Staal was originally drafted by Pittsburgh with the club’s second selection in the 2006 entry draft.    Shortly after the trade was announced at the NHL Draft in Pittsburgh, the Penguins used the dra...
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