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Pittsburgh Penguins center Jordan Staal (11) skates in the first period against the Boston Bruins during his 200th career game at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh on December 30, 2008.
Staal is the youngest player to reach that milestone.
(UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter) EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Edmonton Oilers clinched their first playoff spot in 11 years and dealt the Los Angeles Kings' postseason hopes a near-fatal blow with a 2-1 victory at Rogers Place on Tuesday.
PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby had a natural hat trick to regain sole possession of the NHL goals lead at 40, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves Sunday as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Florida Panthers 4-0 at PPG Paints Arena.
He is regarded as one of the NHL's premier penalty-killers, both for his strong defensive skills, along with his scoring touch that makes him a threat for shorthanded goals.
Eric is the oldest of the Staal brothers, which include former teammates Marc Staal, Jordan Staal, and Jared Staal."We play in a lot of tight games and that is just the way it is right now.Be prepared to win a 2-1 or 3-2 game and play that way from the drop of the puck." Staal recorded his 12th career two-goal game and first since Feb. Brandon Dubinsky scored for Columbus, which dropped its fourth straight."When we are playing well, they remind me of who we are; their defense pinching, creating turnovers and transitioning well," Dubinsky said.The Blue Jackets opened scoring after an impressive tape-to-tape outlet pass from center Tyler Motte found a hustling Dubinsky who beat Hurricanes defensemen Justin Faulk to the puck and to the net.After his minor midget year, Staal was selected in the 1st round (3rd overall) by the Peterborough Petes.After a two-year Ontario Hockey League (OHL) career, in which he won a J."The third period was my best and I'm happy the guys were able to get it done for me." "Wardo (Ward) was big," Peters said. We've had great goaltending and his save percentage is climbing." Ward's effort, especially in the third period in which he stopped a number of tough chances by Columbus did not go unnoticed by Tortorella."The third period was our best period," Tortorella said.The nickname, which is a reference to the Marvel comic book supervillain, was given to him by former Penguins teammate Colby Armstrong, because of his strong and large on-ice presence.COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Jordan Staal scored twice as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 in a tightly-contested game Friday night at Nationwide Arena.