Jared Staal (RW)
||Thunder Bay, ON
The younger brother of NHLers Eric, Marc, and Jordan Staal ... Acquired from Phoenix by Carolina in exchange for a fifth-round draft choice on 5/13/10 ... Signed a one-year, two-way contract with Carolina on 7/16/13.
2012-13: Completed third full professional season with the Checkers ... Set new career highs in games played (52), goals (4), points (7), and penalty minutes (25) at the AHL level ... Assisted on Brody Sutter’s goal vs. SA (3/30), giving him points in consecutive games for the first time in his career ... Made his NHL debut for Carolina vs. NYR (4/25), playing alongside brothers Eric and Jordan ... Made his professional playoff debut vs. OKC (5/1).
2011-12: Played 44 games with Charlotte and Providence, spending the entire season at the AHL level for the first time ... Had a career-high seven penalty minutes, including the first fight of his career, at HOU (11/13) ... Scored the only power-play goal of his career at SA (12/11) ... Recorded his first game-winning goal at TEX (2/4) ... Reassigned by the Hurricanes to Providence on 3/5 and finished season with Bruins.
2010-11: Completed his first full professional season, splitting time between Charlotte (AHL) and Florida (ECHL) ... Had two points (1g, 1a) at AHL level and 11 points (6g, 5a) in 33 ECHL games ... Scored first professional goal vs. Trenton (11/24) ... Earned first AHL recall on 12/17, and scored first AHL goal at Binghamton (12/18).
2009-10: Joined San Antonio at the end of his junior season, earning first professional point vs. HOU (4/8/10).
2008-09: Made professional debut with San Antonio, skating in five games without recording a point ... Made AHL debut in 5-2 victory at Lake Erie (3/21).