Jordan Staal, left, shakes hands with Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford during a press conference Friday, July 27, 2012, at the PNC Arena. Staal joins his brother Eric in the Hurricanes lineup after Rutherford negotiated a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Jordan Staal, left, shakes hands with Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford during a press conference Friday, July 27, 2012, at the PNC Arena. Staal joins his brother Eric in the Hurricanes lineup after Rutherford negotiated a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins. tlong@newsobserver.com
Jordan Staal, left, shakes hands with Carolina Hurricanes general manager Jim Rutherford during a press conference Friday, July 27, 2012, at the PNC Arena. Staal joins his brother Eric in the Hurricanes lineup after Rutherford negotiated a trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins. tlong@newsobserver.com

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