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Eric
Staal
College None
Team Buffalo Sabres
12C
6'4"Height
195Weight
36Age
16Exp
Eric Staal's Fantasy Scouting Report

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Expect Eric Staal to be a reliable fantasy starter the rest of the season. His 24 projected fantasy points puts him at #29 behind Tyler Seguin and ahead of Ryan Getzlaf. He has averaged 1.7 fantasy points in his past 147 games, which is less than our projected per game average. He is projected to average 2.02 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#35) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. He is underrated if you compare his ownership based rank with his projection rank. At 54%, he is the #43 most highly owned center. Eric Staal is expected to improve on this season-to-date's #37 fantasy position rank.

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ERIC STAAL WEEK 24 AND 25 FANTASY OUTLOOK

Eric Staal is projected for 3.75 fantasy points in 2 games the rest of the week which is good enough to be the #25 ranked center and a must start for most owners. This is projected to be a better than average week with more fantasy points per game than he is projected to average per game the rest of the season. He is ranked above Robert Thomas but behind Kevin Hayes the rest of the week. Week 25 will not be as good based on projected rank (#40). He is projected for 6.4 fantasy points.

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGPGAPTS+/-PPGWGTFWFL
2020BUF20000-00001412
2019MIN661928470-0550495504
2018MIN812230520-0760642615
2017MIN824234760-01140571544
2016MIN822837650-0480577597
2015CAR-NYR831326390-0100446396
2014CAR772331540-0740343326
2013CAR792140610-0100754676
2012CAR481835530-0340527487
2011CAR822446700-0730882799
2010CAR813343760-01280840911
2009CAR702941700-01350486676
2008CAR824035750-01480718868
2007CAR823844820-01470767941
2006CAR823040700-01210559679
2005CAR8245551000-01940557751
2003CAR811120310-0230288381
Career (17 Seasons)12424365851021-50132700946610163
YEARTEAMSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2020BUF30.016:14394.980.180000
2019MIN11316.817:081318177.9518.0028019
2018MIN21510.218:071695227:5520:53340017
2017MIN24117.417:481760179:0188:47420021
2016MIN21113.318:351926194:39112:11340017
2015CAR-NYR1996.518:331986214:1027:34340017
2014CAR2449.418:501899200:467:54411017
2013CAR2309.120:162065263:5669:23740036
2012CAR15211.820:581264170:4957:44540122
2011CAR2629.221:322367298:19118:36480024
2010CAR29611.121:562229361:19113:37720130
2009CAR27710.520:421757294:0658:21680224
2008CAR37210.821:022131349:24124:25500024
2007CAR31012.321:382134382:59106:54500025
2006CAR28810.420:072011438:5224:45680034
2005CAR27916.119:382066451:1061:40811038
2003CAR1646.716:391925282:3248:49400020
Career (17 Seasons)385611.319:35305724492:531059:4481825375
2020-21 Situational Stats
Game ResultG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Games Lost000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
MonthG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Games in January000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Season HalfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Before All-Star Break000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Div/ConfG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs Own Division000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Home/AwayG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
Home Games000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
VenueG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
KeyBank Center000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
OpponentG2PM3PG3PT3PTA3PTPAFGPAPGASTATOBKBPGDQDRBEFBPFFFGFGAFGPFTFTAFTPGSGSSM3PTMFGMFTMinMPGOPTSORBPFPOTPPGPTSRPGSPGSTSTOTFTOTPGTPMTRB
vs Washington Capitals000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
2020 Game Log
JANUARYSCORINGPENALTIESTIME ON ICE
DATETEAMOPPRESULTGAPTS+/-PPGSHGSOGSPCTPIMTOIPPSH
01/14vsL6-4000-20010.000014:751:570:18
01/15vsL2-1000-10020.000017:723:420:00