Eric Staal News Archive
Staal (illness) is on the ice for pregame warmups and looks like he'll play Friday against the Capitals, Chip Alexander of the Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Staal is dealing with a minor illness, but he should still be able to play in Friday's game against the Capitals.
Stall netted a power-play goal and added an assist in Friday's win over Toronto.
Staal recorded an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Islanders, his first point in four games. He also had four shots on goal in 18:17 of ice time.
Staal opened the scoring with a first-period goal Saturday against the Sharks, helping the Hurricanes to an eventual 5-4 win.