The Staal brothers have enjoyed a friendly rivalry throughout their NHL careers, but they have shown no more animosity towards each other than Eric’s razzing of his brother at this year’s All-Star Fantasy Draft.
That is, until last night. During the Rangers 4-3 shootout win over the Hurricanes, Eric took the opportunity to line his brother up and deliver a huge hit. Marc left the game shortly thereafter, but the Rangers say the hit wasn’t the cause of his injury.
Take a look at the Staal on Staal violence:
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