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10 Most Important Minnesota Wild Players: #8 Eric Staal

The Minnesota Wild play their season opener in 23 days. Until that time we will be counting down the 10 most important Wild players for the upcoming season. Kevin Fiala came in at number 10 and Ryan Donato checked in at number nine.

Eric Staal has had a long, illustrious career in the NHL. It’s had to believe that he’s about to embark on his 16th season and his fourth as a member of the Minnesota Wild.

The talented veteran is coming off a down season in which he finished with 22 goals, 30 assists and 52 points.