At 22, Jared is the youngest of the Staal brothers, and he has been in the Hurricanes' organization since they acquired his rights from Phoenix in a trade three years ago.
It's been a much tougher path to the NHL for Jared — the Coyotes' second-round pick in 2008 — than for his three brothers, all of whom were drafted in the first round and barely spent any time in the minors.
"I don't envy ... any of my younger brothers, the positions they were put in," Eric said. "I was fortunate enough to be the first one through everything, and there wasn't a lot of expectation. You didn't know. And once I kind of established myself, then all eyes started pointing to them and how they developed and how they'd do.
"Along with that comes pressure, and everybody develops at different stages of their careers," he added. "He's been through the grinds and up and downs, and I think he's starting to learn what he needs to do to be effective, and hopefully that continues."
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