Canada's Eric Staal (C) is escorted by his team mates Claude Giroux (L) and Ryan O Reilly after suffering an injury during the quarterfinals match Canada vs Sweden at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championships on May 16, 2013 in Stockholm.
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Islanders blow 2-0 lead, lose to Hurricanes at home, 4-2
-- in his offensive zone, yet -- and less than a minute later, Carolina had scored twice for a 2-2 tie. First, Eric Staal batted in a waist-high deflection off defenseman Travis Hamonic 's leg at 18:28, then Staal's younger brother, Jordan , sneaked a long Read more »
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Canes' Staal Could Begin Biking Next Week
Eric Staal (knee) plans to begin riding a stationary bike next week, the Raleigh News & Observer reports. (Updated 5/24/13) Hitting the bike represents the first step in what is expected to be a three-month rehab process for Eric Staal. It looks like he'll 5/24/13 from CBS Sports Read more »
Canes 2013 Eval Part 4: Slotting and roles for Canes forwards
They scored in bunches and until the point where the team in total collapsed they were leading the league in +/-. Eric Staal and Alexander Semin are legitimate 1st line forwards on any team. Time will tell if Jiri Tlusty has developed into an any-team/any-situation from Hockey Buzz Read more »
Valeri Nichushkin, Coming to America?
Carolina Hurricanes have experienced their fair share of bad luck this season and even beyond with Eric Staal's injury at the IIHF World Championships. But maybe the tide is turning? Staal's injury turned out to be a sprain rather than a tear and Valeri Nichushkin from Canes Country, For Carolina Hurricanes Fans Read more »
Canes 2013 Eval Part 3: Coach Kirk Muller
biggest (and old now) news out of the Canes camp is that Eric Staal escaped his injury in the Sweden with only a major sprain and is expected to be ready for the start of training camp. Exhale.... Onward with my review of the Canes personnel during the 2013 from Hockey Buzz Read more »
Staal sidelined for three months with knee injury suffered at world hockey championship
Hurricanes centre Eric Staal doesn’t require knee surgery, but he’s still going to be out three months with a third-degree sprain. His knee ligament is ruptured after that careless hit by Swedish defenceman Alex Edler at the world hockey championship on Thursday. from Edmonton Journal Read more »