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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 an assist and registered 4 blocked shots on 11/23 vs. NSH - Has notched an assist/point in each of the last 2 games - Has tallied 8 points (1 G, 7 A) in the last 15 games - Has posted a +8 rating over the last 12 games BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Ranks 3rd among NHL defensemen in SHP (8) and is tied for 4th in SHA (6) since 2010-11 - Ranks 2nd on NYR in GP (561) and blocked shots (686), and ranks 3rd among NYR defensemen in goals (33), assists (106), points (139), and plus/minus rating (+38) since he joined the team in 2007-08 2015-16: - Is tied for 5th among NHL defensemen in plus/minus rating (+10) - Is tied for 2nd on NYR in EVA (7), ranks 4th in average ice time (19:40) and blocked shots (32), is tied for 5th in GWG (1), and ranks 6th in plus/minus rating - Leads NYR defensemen in EVA and takeaways (8), is tied for 1st in EVP (8) and GWG, ranks 2nd in assists (7), is tied for 2nd in points (8), and ranks 4th in plus/minus rating
Brother of Eric and Marc OHL First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) OHL Playoff MVP (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

Yeah, I guess so. That empty-netter was pretty lucky, but I'll take it.

— Senators forward Mike Hoffman when asked if his two-goal game was a good way to celebrate his 26th birthday
World Cup of Hockey 2016