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Eric Staal Named NHL's First Star of the Week

Hurricanes captain had four points in two Carolina wins heading into All-Star break

Tuesday, 02.1.2011 / 11:00 AM ET / News
By Mike Sundheim
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Eric Staal Named NHL\'s First Star of the Week

RALEIGH, NC – The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes center Eric Staal has been named First Star of the Week for the week ending Jan. 30.

Staal, 26, had two goals and two assists (4 points) as the Hurricanes won games against the Toronto Maple Leafs and the New York Islanders during the short week heading into the NHL’s All-Star Weekend. The Thunder Bay, Ont., native served as captain for Team Staal during All-Star Weekend in Raleigh, and netted a pair of goals in the 2011 NHL All-Star Game to extend his All-Star Game scoring streak to four games. Staal currently ranks eighth in the NHL in scoring this season (52 points) and tied for seventh in the league in goals (25).

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
2 x - NYR 75 47 21 7 228 177 101
3 x - TBL 77 47 23 7 249 201 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 DET 75 40 23 12 220 206 92
7 WSH 76 41 25 10 223 188 92
8 BOS 76 38 25 13 201 196 89
9 OTT 75 37 26 12 218 203 86
10 FLA 76 35 26 15 190 207 85
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 76 31 33 12 168 194 74
14 CAR 75 28 36 11 174 204 67
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 70 21 28 -12 49
J. Faulk 75 15 32 -17 47
E. Lindholm 74 16 21 -19 37
J. Skinner 70 18 13 -21 31
V. Rask 73 11 20 -12 31
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
N. Gerbe 71 8 17 -13 25
J. McClement 75 7 13 -3 20
A. Nestrasil 47 7 13 4 20
J. Staal 39 4 16 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 21 5 .911 2.40
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60