Makes statement against former club
Staal scored two goals -- one on the power play -- and added two assists during Friday's 4-1 win over the Rangers.
The veteran has now marked the scoresheet in 13 of his past 16 games for 10 goals, 11 assists and six power-play points. The surge also has him up to a team-best 3.18 points per 60 minutes for the year. Staal has revitalized his career in Minnesota over the past two seasons, and he's currently on pace to have his best offensive showing since the lockout-shortened campaign in 2012-13.
ADP: 127.2 +126.6
|Compare to same point last season|
- Experts rank this player at 14th among C's. Based on his stats from the past 30 days, he is currently ranked 11th with 233.2 total points (3.82 avg).
- He is currently 42.8 points behind the leader: Evgeni Malkin
- He is putting up slightly better numbers than the experts expected him to.
- His average points in the past two weeks have increased by 1.8 PPG.
Trending Offensive Breakdown
- Top 3 in goals with 10 and is currently ranked 3rd among C.
- Top 25 in assists with 7 and is currently ranked 24th among C.
- Ranked 31st in +/- with 5.
- Top 35 in shots on goal with 35 and is currently ranked 28th among C.
- Top 75 in time on ice with 17:01:41.5384, though that isn"t saying much, and is currently ranked 63rd among C.
- Top 75 in total penalty minutes with 4, though that isn"t saying much, and is currently ranked 70th among C.
- Top 35 in blocked shots with 9 and is currently ranked 35th among C.
- Tops in powerplay goals with 4 and is currently ranked 1st among C.
- Ranked 49th in powerplay assists with 1.
- Ranked 54th in faceoffs won with 77.
- Ranked 101st in hits with 10.
- Played in 61 more games this year than last year.
- At this point in the season his numbers compared to last years:
- AVG Goals per game: +0.4754
- AVG Assists per game: +0.4754
- AVG Shots on Goal per game: +2.7541
No Injury Reported
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