JORDAN STAAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

No 'C' in Carolina, but plenty of leaders for young 'Canes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Hurricanes don't have a captain. They think they still have plenty of leaders. A young team hoping to finally break through to the postseason figures to take a leadership-by-committee approach to the season with nobody yet promoted to fill the captaincy void created by Eric Staal's trade last season. Clearly establishing which - and how many - players...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jordan Staal spears Bryan Rust, all hell breaks loose

Many people believe the spear to the groin started with Milan Lucic. He may be considered a legend in that regard, but the origins of this time-honored tradition may be muddied with multiple other spears. Last night was another example of a spear that belongs in the Spear to the Groin Hall of Fame. Jordan Staal gets fed up with the Penguins and delivers a spear to Bryan Rust’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan Staal scores in OT and Hurricanes beat Leafs 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Jordan Staal scored on a rebound in overtime, Eddie Lack stopped 31 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes downed the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 on Thursday night. Staal started the play with a rush up the ice and beat his man to the net to chip in the ricochet off a shot from Justin Faulk at 2:54 of the extra period. Carolina jumped out to a quick start and had its first...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jordan Staal plays hours after the birth of his first child

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Many of the most important moments in a hockey player's life happen when they're not around to see them, or with the sport as a constant and necessary backdrop. Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal found out while he was getting married that he was going from the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Carolina Hurricanes back in 2012, and that he'd get to join forces with...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hurricanes activate Jordan Staal for first action of season

  The Carolina Hurricanes have activated center Jordan Staal from injured reserve. The Hurricanes announced the move Monday and say they expect him to play later that night against Montreal. Staal missed the first 35 games after breaking a bone in his right leg during a preseason game at Buffalo on Sept. 23. Without him, the last-place Hurricanes went 10-21-4. He has career stats...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan Staal Breaks Leg In Preseason Game Against Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO — Tuesday, Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal broke his right leg in a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. With 6:35 left in the third period, Staal was checked into the boards by Buffalo defenseman Josh Gorges. It appeared to be a clean hit, but unfortunately the result was not. “I’m concerned for sure,” said Canes’ coach Bill Peters before learning...
Via NESN.com
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes C Jordan Staal injures leg, helped off ice vs. Sabres

  Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal has been helped off the ice with a right leg injury late in the third period of a preseason game against the Buffalo Sabres. Staal was hurt Tuesday night when he was checked hard into the boards by defenseman Josh Gorges inside the Buffalo zone. Staal fell to the ice and lay on his side for several minutes while being treated by trainers...
Via Associated Press
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hurricanes cruise past Leafs after surviving polar vortex

RALEIGH, N.C. -- The polar vortex put most of the nation in a deep freeze, and the Carolina Hurricanes (19-16-9) were worried that it would put their red-hot streak on ice.  They traveled to Buffalo for a game on Tuesday, only to have it postponed by a blizzard amidst said polar vortex that created conditions too dangerous to be outside in, let alone drive to a hockey game.  So...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Was the Hurricanes’ First Captain?

Eric Staal has been the captain of the Carolina Hurricanes since the 2010 season, when he took over for faceoff specialist Rod Brind’Amour. Now that Jordan Staal has joined his brother in Raleigh, the Staal family is the undisputed core of the future for the 2006 Stanley Cup Champions, though the team’s history stretches much further back than that, even to the franchise’s...
Via NESN.com
November 23, 2013  |  1 Comment
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