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Eric Staal Likes a Little Dessert

Eric Staal was selected 2nd overall in the 2003 NHL Draft.

Over 900 career games later, his pre-game meal has remained largely unchanged.

"Same it's been for 15 years," Staal told NHL.com.

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Eric Staal was selected 2nd overall in the 2003 NHL Draft.

Over 900 career games later, his pre-game meal has remained largely unchanged.

"Same it's been for 15 years," Staal told NHL.com.

"Salad, chicken, pasta, (and a) touch of vanilla ice cream to finish."

When you're eating the exact same meal roughly 100 times a year, a little dessert probably makes it more exciting.

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