Eric Staal

by John Max 14 Aug,2016
Eric Staal
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 4 Inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Eric Craig Staal
  • Birth Place Thunder Bay
  • Famous Name Eric Staal
  • Father Henry Staal
  • Mother Linda Staal
  • Net Worth $38 million
  • Salary $3.5 million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Tanya Staal (m. 2007)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children three

Eric Craig Staal a.k.a Eric Staal is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently signed to the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League (NHL). He is the eldest of the Stall brothers, which includes former teammates Jared Stall, Jordan Stall, and Marc Staal.

Currently thirty-four, he stands 6 ft 4 in (193 cm) and weighs around 208 lb (94 kg; 14 st 12 lb). He is married and has three children with his spouse. Further, his net worth in 2019 is $38 million with an annual salary of $3.5 million. 

Eric Staal Net Worth, Salary, and Contract

Staal has an estimated net worth of $38 million as of 2019. The significant source of his income is his NHL career. So far, he has earned $80,408,010 from his entire NHL career starting from 2003.

Eric Staal is currently under 2 year / $6,500,000 contract with the Minnesota Wild, including $6,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $3,250,000. In 2019-20 season he will earn a base salary of $3,500,000 and the same figure the next season. 

Real Estate Portfolio

In 2008, the NHL star purchased a 7,800 sqft home in Raleigh, North Carolina (NC), US, for $1.85 million. Later eight years, he sold the mansion for $1,525,000 in 2016.

Eric Staal Personal Life: Married, Wife, Affair

Stall is a married man. He exchanged the vows with his long-time girlfriend, Tanya Van den Broeke on August 3, 2007.

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However, the duo has not revealed much information about their love life. Also, they are inactive on Instagram and Twitter.

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Furthermore, the couple is blessed with three sons, Parker, Levi, and Finley. The family currently resides in Edina, Minnesota.

Eric Staal Bio, Early Life, and Brothers

Eric Staal was born on October 29, 1984, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, as the son of sod farmers Henry and Linda Staal.

At the tender age of four, he started playing hockey along with learning how to operate farming tools he played in a home ice rink alongside his three younger brothers: Jared Stall, Jordan Stall, and Marc Staal.

Growing up, he was much inspired by forwards Joe Sakic and Wayne Gretzky. Further, he took his jersey number 12 from what his father wore when he played hockey for the Lakehead Thunderwolves from 1978 to 1983.

Before his NHL draft, he played for Thunder Bay Kings Bantam AAA and Peterborough Petes.

Eric Staal Career Stats and Trade

In the 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Staal was picked second overall by the Carolina Hurricanes. He played 13 seasons for the Hurricanes. On February 28, 2016, he was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for Aleksi Saarela and two second-round draft picks. 

Staal's NHL Career States:

Season Team League Game Played Goal Assists Points
2003–04 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 11 20 31
2005–06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 45 55 100
2006–07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 30 40 70
2007–08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 38 44 82
2008–09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 40 35 75
2009–10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 70 29 41 70
2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 33 43 76
2011–12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 82 24 46 70
2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 48 18 35 53
2013–14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 79 21 40 61
2014–15 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 77 23 31 54
2015–16 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 63 10 23 33
2015–16 New York Rangers NHL 20 3 3 6
2016–17 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 28 37 65
2017–18 Minnesota Wild NHL 82 42 34 76
2018–19 Minnesota Wild NHL 81 22 30 52
  Total   1,174  417  557  974

On July 1, 2016, he inked a three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild, as a free agent. He currently plays alongside Pontus Aberg, Jonas Brodin, and Joel Eriksson Ek.

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