“Sometimes I’d look up and I’d see my younger brother waiting for a pass and in that brief second, I’d just have to pinch myself,” Eric Staal wrote in The Players’ Tribune, a personal thank-you note to the Carolina Hurricanes organization and Hurricanes fans. Here, Eric Staal (12) confers with his brother Jordan Staal (11) during a game with the New York Islanders at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Feb. 17, 2015.
“Sometimes I’d look up and I’d see my younger brother waiting for a pass and in that brief second, I’d just have to pinch myself,” Eric Staal wrote in The Players’ Tribune, a personal thank-you note to the Carolina Hurricanes organization and Hurricanes fans. Here, Eric Staal (12) confers with his brother Jordan Staal (11) during a game with the New York Islanders at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Feb. 17, 2015. Chris Seward News & Observer File Photo
“Sometimes I’d look up and I’d see my younger brother waiting for a pass and in that brief second, I’d just have to pinch myself,” Eric Staal wrote in The Players’ Tribune, a personal thank-you note to the Carolina Hurricanes organization and Hurricanes fans. Here, Eric Staal (12) confers with his brother Jordan Staal (11) during a game with the New York Islanders at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Feb. 17, 2015. Chris Seward News & Observer File Photo

Eric Staal uses Players’ Tribune to say thanks to Carolina Hurricanes, fans

March 30, 2016 01:02 PM

UPDATED March 30, 2016 09:15 PM

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