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Report: Eric Staal wants $9 million per year on next contract

It was reported by Renaud Lavoie of TVA that Eric Staal would like $9 million a year for his next contract. I also want to be the King of England. While Staal is a very good player and a player who is still playing like a first liner, it is a number that not a lot of people will pay for come next offseason. Especially after the spending last summer was much more tempered than expected...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hurricanes and Eric Staal aren’t close to a new deal

Eric Staal is under contract by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2015-16, but all of the attention is on the organization reaching an extension with the captain. Negotiations have reportedly been taking place on and off over the summer, but a new report suggests the two sides aren’t close to reaching a new deal. According to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, negotiations aren’t progressing...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Eric Staal playing waiting game on contract extension

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal insists he's focusing on skating drills and training camp as opposed to dollars and cents.Staal will be competing in the final season of his seven-year, $57.7 million contract when the 2015-16 campaign begins in October. The 30-year-old Ontario native collected 23 goals and 31 assists in 77 games last season for the Hurricanes (30-41-11), marking...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Staal won’t waive his no-trade clause

The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the worst teams in the NHL and as a result are one of the clubs who are definitively sellers this season. One name which has popped up a few times in various trade rumors is captain Eric Staal, but Staal’s no-trade clause makes even the most solid of rumors seem speculative. Would Staal waive his no-trade clause? According to, probably...
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January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New Year brings new results for Carolina Hurricanes

A change in the calendar has brought a change in fortunes for the Carolina Hurricanes. The team has started 2015 with a pair of 2-1 victories. The wins have instilled a new sense of confidence in the team that may propel them throughout the second half of the season. The Hurricanes ended the year with a deflating 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, a game in which the Hurricanes...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Carolina Hurricanes trade Eric Staal?

At the end of the 2006 season the Carolina Hurricanes were in a fantastic place as a franchise. The organization had just come off it’s first Stanley Cup with a team that was balanced with gritty veteran play and exciting young talents throughout the roster. Perhaps the brightest star on that team was young Eric Staal. Fresh off a season in which Staal scored over 100 points and...
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes’ Eric Staal Has Sports Hernia Surgery; Should Be Ready By Training Camp

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes say captain Eric Staal has had surgery to repair a core muscle injury and should be ready for training camp. General manager Ron Francis said the surgery was performed Tuesday by a doctor in Philadelphia. He says Staal suffered the injury — also known as a sports hernia — during offseason training. Francis says the doctor who performed...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan gives Hurricanes the finger after Eric Staal goal

Looks like there is at least one person who isn’t happy to see the NHL back…well at least not if it means Eric Staal scoring on her team. This lady let Staal know exactly what she thought of him by flipping the bird. [SB Nation] The post Lady gives Eric Staal the finger after his goal vs. Buffalo appeared first on Diehardsport.
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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