Canes' Staal takes MVP honors after posting two goals, assist
ATLANTA -- Eric Staal wanted to make the Atlanta fans happy by setting up a shot for hometown favorite Ilya Kovalchuk.
Instead, Kovalchuk returned the pass and helped Staal put the finishing touches on a memorable performance in Sunday night's NHL All-Star Game.
Staal won the most valuable player award, finishing with two
goals and an assist in the Eastern Conference's 8-7 win over the
Western Conference. The Carolina Hurricanes center helped set up
Marc Savard's ...
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