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TORONTO - OCTOBER 10: Evgeni Malkin #71 and Jordan Staal #11 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate Jordan Staal goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during a NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on October 10, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada . (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)
One Staal brother is a good bet to be on Canada's Olympic hockey team next February. Two others are in the running. Eric, Marc and Jordan Staal from Thunder Bay, Ontario, were among the 47 players invited to the Olympic orientation camp in Calgary that ended Wednesday. ''It's pretty surreal that you're looking out with this group of players and two of them are your brothers,'' Marc said. The siblings wore the first initial of their first names along with the Staal surname on the back of their camp T-shirts. It's possible three Canadian jerseys will bear their name at the Sochi Olympics in February. ''I think it would be pretty special not only for our family, but our hometown of Thunder Bay in general,'' Eric said. ''For all three of us to have the opportunity, it's pretty cool and something we're all striving to do.'' Eric won hockey gold at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. Barring any setbacks from a knee injury suffered at the world championship in May, that experience sh...
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