Marc Staal

Marc Staal  #18

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 18 BIRTHDATE: January 13, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 207 DRAFTED: NYR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (12th overall)
Last Game: Recorded three shots on goal, was credited with three hits, and posted a plus-one rating in 20:05 of ice time yesterday at BOS - Has logged at least 20 minutes of ice time in seven of the last 10 games - Has posted a plus-13 rating over the last 33 games 2014-15 - Has tied his career-high in SHA (two) - Is tied for sixth in the NHL in SHA - Is tied for third among NHL defensemen in SHA, is tied for fourth among NHL defensemen in SHP (two), and ranks 12th in plus/minus rating (plus-18) - Is tied for second on the Rangers in SHA, ranks third in average ice time (21:12), is tied for third in SHP, ranks fourth in blocked shots (114), and ranks sixth in plus/minus rating and takeaways (39) - Leads team defensemen in takeaways, is tied for first in SHA and SHP, ranks second in plus/minus rating, ranks fourth in goals (five) and assists (13), and is tied for fourth in points (18) - Tallied six points (one goal, five assists) in a seven-game span from Feb. 10 at TOR to Feb. 22 vs. CBJ
Brother of Eric and Marc OHL First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2011) Missed majority of 2012-13 due to eye injury vs. Philadelphia, March 5, 2013.
Quote of the Day

Now we have an 'X' next to our name, which is nice. Now we have to keep trying to climb and catch these guys.

— Lightning goalie Ben Bishop on clinching a Stanley Cup Playoff berth and trailing the Canadiens by one point for the division lead
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