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ERIC STAAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Staal ready for rebound year?

From the standpoint of production, Eric Staal suffered his worst season in 2014-15 as a professional since his rookie season. His shooting percentage at 5-on-5 play was a mere 5.5%, and his ice-time dropped significantly as well. Despite the down season from Staal, Hurricanes GM Ron Francis has offered no indication that he intends to move on from the captain, so expect a bounce...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Eric Staal would be a mistake

Rumors are becoming more and more common, and many are wondering if the time has come for the Carolina Hurricanes to consider trading Eric Staal. The rumors began in August of 2014, and they seemed to continue throughout the 2014-2015 campaign. Rumors of Toronto possibly being interested in Staal started coming out in the first month […] The post Trading Eric Staal would be a...
Via Along the Boards
April 20, 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 Sportsnet.ca, probably...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Injury Update: Eric Staal undergoes surgery for core muscle

According to Jason Brough of NBC Sports, Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal underwent surgical repair to a core muscle on July 29. It remains unknown how the injury was sustained, and the only detail available regarding when it occurred is that the injury happened during the off-season. Staal hopes to recover in time for training camp and the start of the upcoming season.#140138089...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 14, 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...
Via NESN.com
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.
Via Diehardsport
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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