Marc Staal
Marc Staal
Defenseman  - NYR
Number: 18
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 207
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 13, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ontario
Drafted: NYR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (12th overall)
Last Game: Tied for the game-high with two takeaways and posted a plus-one rating in 20:08 of ice time on Oct. 10 vs. CBJ - Enters the game with 99 career NHL assists BLUESHIRT BULLETS: - Is tied for second among NHL defensemen in SHP (eight) and is tied for fourth in SHA (six) since 2010-11 - Ranks second on the Rangers in GP (543) and blocked shots (656), and ranks third among team defensemen in goals (32), assists (99), and points (131) since he joined the team in 2007-08 - Is one of 12 defensemen who have skated in at least 500 career games with the Rangers 2015-16: - Ranks third on the Rangers in average shorthanded ice time (2:34), ranks fourth in average ice time (19:40), and is tied for fourth in takeaways (two) 2014-15: - Established a career-high in plus/minus rating (plus-18) and tied a career-high in SHA (two) - Tied for eighth in the NHL in SHA - Tied for fifth among NHL defensemen in SHA, and tied for sixth in SHP (two)