Calvin de Haan of the New York Islanders defends Eric Staal of the Minnesota Wild on Dec. 29, 2016 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images)
Calvin de Haan of the New York Islanders defends Eric Staal of the Minnesota Wild on Dec. 29, 2016 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images) Bruce Kluckhohn NHLI via Getty Images
Calvin de Haan of the New York Islanders defends Eric Staal of the Minnesota Wild on Dec. 29, 2016 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/NHLI via Getty Images) Bruce Kluckhohn NHLI via Getty Images
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