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12 Eric Staal C

Minnesota Wild

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
93%80%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
42347684217:04
Latest News
  • Wild's Eric Staal: Content in Minnesota

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (9/7/18) Staal, who is heading into a contract year, has expressed interest in sticking with Minnesota, Sean Leahy of NBC Sports reports.

    Fresh off one of his best seasonal outputs as an NHLer -- Staal contributed 42 goals and 34 assists without missing a game --- there are questions about how likely he is to eventually re-sign with the Wild. The heady veteran is currently only making $3.5 million in annual salary before he'd have the option of hitting the open market as an unrestricted free agent next summer. However, Staal isn't in a rush to strike a deal, particularly because he's allowing new GM Paul Fenton to settle in. "We had some kind of conversation as far as we'll kind of approach it here once we get rolling in the season and go from there," Staal said. "I'd like to [stay]. I like it. Minnesota's been a great fit for me and I enjoy playing there, but that isn't a secret. But those are things that we'll discuss and figure out as we move forward in the next couple of months."

    Wild's Eric Staal: Pitches in two points

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (4/16/18) Staal scored a goal and added an assist in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Jets in Game 3.

    All the Thunder Bay, Ontario native needed to get his first (and second) points of the series was a little Minnesota home cookin', as the Wild dominated the Jets after dropping the first two games north of the border. Staal was one of five home skaters to put up two points against Winnipeg netminder Connor Hellebuyck.

    Wild's Eric Staal: Buries 40th of season

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (3/27/18) Staal scored a third-period goal -- his 40th of the season -- during Tuesday's 2-1 shootout loss to Nashville.

    This was the veteran's first 40-goal showing since the 2008-09 campaign. Staal has easily been one of the most valuable fantasy contributors this year, which is especially true considering where he was being ranked and selected entering the season. Duplicating his 18.3 shooting percentage in 2018-19 will be nearly impossible, so it's probably wise to bank on some negative regression in the goal column, but Staal also has room to decline before it's a major concern.

    Wild's Eric Staal: Remains four back of league goals lead

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (3/20/18) Staal scored his 39th goal of the season in the second period, but his team fell short in a 4-3 loss to the Kings on Monday.

    Staal probably won't catch Alexander Ovechkin for the Richard Trophy, but he'll likely break 40 goals for the third time in his career, now that he's up to 39 on the year. At 33 years old, that's a pretty strong campaign by anyone's standards.

    Wild's Eric Staal: Closing in on league goals lead

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (3/6/18) Staal potted two goals -- one on the power play -- in Tuesday's 6-2 win over Carolina.

    Staal was the only man to light the lamp in the first period, and he also beat backup Scott Darling just 15 seconds after Cam Ward was pulled in the second. The veteran forward has 30 points in the past 22 games, including a whopping 17 goals. His recent scoring binge has the two-time 40-goal scorer up to 36 in that category, just four off Alex Ovechkin's league-leading total.

 
Last 7 Games
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04/07SJ101215:12
04/11WPG000020:45
04/13WPG000-116:40
04/15WPG112116:35
04/17WPG000-120:12
04/20WPG000-217:49
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2003-04Carolina81112031-62130288381
2005-06Carolina824555100-819440557751
2006-07Carolina82304070-612110559679
2007-08Carolina82384482-214070767941
2008-09Carolina824035751514180718868
2009-10Carolina70294170413050486676
2010-11Carolina81334376-1012380840911
2011-12Carolina82244670-207330882799
2012-13Carolina4818355353140527487
2013-14Carolina79214061-131200754676
2014-15Carolina77233154-137040343326
2015-16N.Y. Rangers83132639-21000446396
2016-17Minnesota82283765174180577597
2017-18Minnesota82423476811240571544
1093395527922-311201959083159032
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2003-04Carolina1646.71349:451925282:3248:49400020
2005-06Carolina27916.11610:502066451:1061:40811038
2006-07Carolina28810.41650:152011438:5224:45680034
2007-08Carolina31012.31774:232134382:59106:54500025
2008-09Carolina37210.81726:202131349:24124:25500024
2009-10Carolina27710.51449:411757294:0658:21680224
2010-11Carolina29611.11777:062229361:19113:37720130
2011-12Carolina2629.21766:532367298:19118:36480024
2012-13Carolina15211.81007:481264170:4957:44540122
2013-14Carolina2309.11602:422065263:5669:23740036
2014-15Carolina2449.41451:181899200:467:54411017
2015-16N.Y. Rangers1996.51540:061986214:1027:34340017
2016-17Minnesota21113.31525:481926194:39112:11340017
2017-18Minnesota24117.41460:351760179:0188:47420021
352511.221693:30275204082:021020:4075624349
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2005-06Carolina259192807010124171
2008-09Carolina1810515-33010150195
2015-16N.Y. Rangers5000-700004628
2016-17Minnesota5011-100003734
2017-18Minnesota5112-300004628
58202646-1410020403456
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2005-06Carolina8710.3494:48658111:1812:068004
2008-09Carolina7313.7387:3451062:2637:344002
2015-16N.Y. Rangers70.080:2411513:158:384002
2016-17Minnesota120.094:3012811:429:360000
2017-18Minnesota147.192:011029:100:152001
19310.41149:171513207:5168:0918009
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/205
Birthdate:
10/29/1984
Age:
33
Hometown:
Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Team:
Minnesota Wild
School:

NHL Experience:
14
Awards:

2007-08: All-Star Game MVP