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Eric Staal reportedly asking $9 million per season

  The biggest story for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2015-16 isn’t likely to be the performance of the team. Everyone, probably even those in the locker room, expects the ‘Canes to be contenders for nothing more than the top pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. No, the biggest story will likely revolve around team captain and longtime franchise cornerstone Eric Staal and his impending...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Staal wants $9 million per year on next contract

It was reported by Renaud Lavoie of TVA that Eric Staal would like $9 million a year for his next contract. I also want to be the King of England. While Staal is a very good player and a player who is still playing like a first liner, it is a number that not a lot of people will pay for come next offseason. Especially after the spending last summer was much more tempered than expected...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Preview: Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes (30-40-11, eight in the Metropolitan Division)Coach:  Bill Peters (30-40-11, second season with Carolina this year)Key Departures: Alexander SeminKey Additions: Eddie Lack, James Wisniewski, Kris VersteegKey Player: Eric StaalEric Staal is entering the biggest season of his career in Carolina. He has one year left on his contract and, depending on where the...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hurricanes and Eric Staal aren’t close to a new deal

Eric Staal is under contract by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2015-16, but all of the attention is on the organization reaching an extension with the captain. Negotiations have reportedly been taking place on and off over the summer, but a new report suggests the two sides aren’t close to reaching a new deal. According to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, negotiations aren’t progressing...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes' Eric Staal playing waiting game on contract extension

Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal insists he's focusing on skating drills and training camp as opposed to dollars and cents.Staal will be competing in the final season of his seven-year, $57.7 million contract when the 2015-16 campaign begins in October. The 30-year-old Ontario native collected 23 goals and 31 assists in 77 games last season for the Hurricanes (30-41-11), marking...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Staal won’t waive his no-trade clause

The Carolina Hurricanes are one of the worst teams in the NHL and as a result are one of the clubs who are definitively sellers this season. One name which has popped up a few times in various trade rumors is captain Eric Staal, but Staal’s no-trade clause makes even the most solid of rumors seem speculative. Would Staal waive his no-trade clause? According to, probably...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New Year brings new results for Carolina Hurricanes

A change in the calendar has brought a change in fortunes for the Carolina Hurricanes. The team has started 2015 with a pair of 2-1 victories. The wins have instilled a new sense of confidence in the team that may propel them throughout the second half of the season. The Hurricanes ended the year with a deflating 2-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, a game in which the Hurricanes...
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the Carolina Hurricanes trade Eric Staal?

At the end of the 2006 season the Carolina Hurricanes were in a fantastic place as a franchise. The organization had just come off it’s first Stanley Cup with a team that was balanced with gritty veteran play and exciting young talents throughout the roster. Perhaps the brightest star on that team was young Eric Staal. Fresh off a season in which Staal scored over 100 points and...
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fan gives Hurricanes the finger after Eric Staal goal

Looks like there is at least one person who isn’t happy to see the NHL back…well at least not if it means Eric Staal scoring on her team. This lady let Staal know exactly what she thought of him by flipping the bird. [SB Nation] The post Lady gives Eric Staal the finger after his goal vs. Buffalo appeared first on Diehardsport.
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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