Eric Staal has sustained only a third-degree, right-knee sprain of his MCL that will not require surgery.
There is no word yet on the results of Eric Staal's MRI.
Eric Staal will return to Raleigh on Friday to he'll undergo an MRI on Saturday.
Eric Staal suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury in Canada's quarterfinal shootout loss to Sweden at the IIHF World Championships.
The Hurricanes are the first team in North Carolina to support gay and lesbian inclusivity.
Justin Faulk is playing standout hockey for the United States at the IIHF World Championships in Sweden and Finland.
As the Hurricanes look to improve their defense, youngsters Ryan Murphy and Brett Bellemore could be options.
Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos is ready to increase his team's spending and keep pace with the other free-spending teams in the new divison that is part of realignment.
Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford has placed changing the team's defense as his top priority this off-season.
Carolina GM Jim Rutherford may be interested in retaining the services of goaltender Dan Ellis.
Eric Staal will represent Team Canada at the upcoming world championship and he's hoping that his appearance in the tournament will help his chances of earning a roster spot at the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The Carolina Hurricanes will enter the 2013 NHL Entry Draft with the fifth overall selection.
Jiri Tlusty will skate for the Czech Republic at the world championship.
Cam Ward doesn't think his knee injury was the reason for Carolina's No. 26 finish in the league's overall standings.
Dan Ellis may be permitted to test the waters as an unrestricted free agent this summer.