Hurricanes' Jordan Staal releases statement after death of daughter

Hurricanes ahead Jordan Staal (Getty Pictures)

Hurricanes captain Jordan Staal launched a statement thanking everybody for the outpouring of help after he and his spouse misplaced their child daughter, Hannah.

“Our little Hannah had a terminal delivery defect,” Staal stated in a statement. “Whereas we prayed for a miracle, or perhaps a few extra minutes together with her, she got here into this world stillborn. Nonetheless, we’re nonetheless very grateful for our brief time together with her.”

The Hurricanes middle had missed the staff’s video games Friday and Saturday for private causes, which the group revealed Sunday was the death of his daughter.

Staal is the workforce’s fifth-main scorer, with 34 factors in 60 video games this season.