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Jordan Staal | Center | #11

Team: Carolina Hurricanes
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/10/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 220
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (2) / PIT
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Jordan Staal is adjusting to playing on the Hurricanes without older brother Eric on the roster.
"I miss having him here," Staal said. "It's definitely different not having him around. It is what is. Obviously it has been a ... while now, knowing he wouldn't come back. Its definitely different." Jordan could be the next captain of Carolina, but the team isn't feeling any urgency to name a new one right now. Sep 9 - 2:03 PM

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Jordan Staal could be the next captain of the Carolina Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes haven't had a captain since Feb. 28 following the trade of Jordan's brother, Eric. Justin Faulk is considered to be another strong contender to wear the "C," but Staal has more experience in the league and a Stanley Cup ring. He was also a key contributor last season, especially during the second half. The Hurricanes won't rush the decision and it's possible that they could enter the year with multiple assistants.
Jul 25 - 10:51 AM

Hurricanes GM Ron Francis said he had a positive meeting with Jordan Staal.

"He’s excited about the direction we’re going in," Francis said. The Hurricanes traded Staal's older brother, Eric Staal, during the 2015-16 campaign and are unlikely to pursue Eric as an unrestricted free agent. The fact that Eric Staal was part of the Hurricanes' organization was believed to be a big reason Jordan Staal was happy to get traded to Carolina and sign a 10-year, $60 million deal back in the summer of 2012. Since Eric's departure, there have been questions raised above the possibility that Jordan would be moved too and while that might happen, Francis' statement seems to make that less likely.
Jun 30 - 8:47 AM

There may be a possibility that Jordan Staal will not play in Carolina next season.

This is only speculation but Staal inked a deal with the Hurricanes before the 2012-13 season when his brother Eric was on the team. Eric is now an unrestricted free agent and you have to think that the Hurricanes will not bring him back. Staal had 20 goals and 48 points this season, his best to date as a Hurricane. Stay tuned.
Jun 5 - 7:43 AM

Jordan Staal capped off the best season of his career with Carolina on a high note.

Staal picked up a goal and an assist, notching his first 20 goals season with the Hurricanes and giving him 48 points across all 82 games this season.
Apr 10 - 12:13 AM

Jordan Staal recorded an assist in a 3-2 victory against New Jersey on Sunday.

Staal has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. He has 19 goals and 45 points in 76 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 28 - 8:59 AM

Jordan Staal registered an assist in a 3-2 win over Columbus Thursday night.

Staal is on a three-game point streak. He has 19 goals and 25 assists in 74 contests in 2015-16. Those 44 points make this the fourth best campaign of his career and his top showing with Carolina.
Mar 25 - 10:54 AM

Jordan Staal scored in Saturday's 3-2 shootout loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Staal tied the game at two with under seven minutes remaining in regulation. Elias Lindholm and Joakim Nordstrom picked up the assists on the game-tying goal. Staal has 19 goals and 42 points in 72 games in 2015-16. He could hit the 20-goal mark for the first time since 2011-12.
Mar 19 - 5:15 PM

Jordan Staal scored his 18th goal of the season in a 2-1 loss to the Washington Capitals.

Staal's goal midway through the second frame was the only shot to beat Braden Holtby. He finished the night with two shots on goal and two hits in just under 19 minutes of ice time, tops among Carolina forwards. Staal has 18 goals and 41 points in 70 games this year.
Mar 15 - 10:02 PM

Jordan Staal deserves consideration for the Selke Trophy awarded to the NHL's best defensive forward.

That is coming out of the mouth of coach Rod Brind'Amour who knows a thing or two about great defensive play as he had won the award twice in his lengthy career. Brind'Amour stated that Staal always goes against the top lines of the opponent and shuts them down. He is a plus-five on a weak Carolina squad and has been scoring of late as he has 17 goals and 40 points in 68 games.
Mar 12 - 6:55 AM

Jordan Staal scored a goal in Carolina's 3-1 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday.

That brought Staal's point streak up to six games. He's only been held off the scoresheet twice dating back to Jan. 21. He now has 16 goals and 39 points in 61 contests in 2015-16.
Feb 24 - 9:05 AM

Jordan Staal registered an assist in a 4-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

Staal is riding a five-game point streak. He has 15 goals and 38 points in 60 contests this season.
Feb 22 - 8:52 AM

Jordan Staal scored his 14th goal of the season in Thursday night's loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Staal has been scoring at a point-per-game pace since New Years, with 20 points in 20 games in 2016 so far. The 27-year-old has 35 points in 58 games in total.
Feb 18 - 11:22 PM

Jordan Staal has recorded at least a point in five of his last six games.

Staal has two goals and eight points over that span. He got off to a quiet start this season, but he's been great in 2016 with 15 points in 15 contests.
Feb 6 - 4:25 AM

Jordan Staal had a goal and two assists in Friday's 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

The Hurricanes jumped out to a 4-0 lead after 20 minutes, and Staal contributed a goal and an assist in that time. He also picked up the primary helper on Andrej Nestrasil's third period goal to restore a multi-goal lead for the Canes. Staal has eight points in his last six contests. He's accumulated 12 goals and 30 points in 2015-16.
Feb 5 - 11:12 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jordan Staal
2Teuvo Teravainen
3Victor Rask
4Jay McClement
5Brody Sutter
LW1Jeff Skinner
2Joakim Nordstrom
3Bryan Bickell
4Phil Di Giuseppe
5Brendan Woods
RW1Elias Lindholm
2Lee Stempniak
3Sebastian Aho
4Viktor Stalberg
5Andrej Nestrasil
D1Justin Faulk
2Ron Hainsey
3Noah Hanifin
4Ryan Murphy
5Jaccob Slavin
6Brett Pesce
7Trevor Carrick
8Matt Tennyson
G1Cam Ward
2Eddie Lack