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Marc Staal

Born:January 13, 1987Draft:2005 Rangers,12th Overall
Hometown:Thunder Bay, ON, CANPosition:D
Known For:Being one of the
Staal Brothers
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Philadelphia Flyers

Marc Staal (born January 13, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Philadelphia Flyers in the National Hockey League (NHL) after having played nearly 900 regular season games with the New York Rangers.

He is the younger brother of Eric Staal of the Buffalo Sabres, and the older brother of Jordan Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes, and Jared Staal. Of the four brothers, Marc is the only defenseman, as well as the only one who has never played for the Hurricanes.

Marc Staal Philadelphia Flyers
Marc Staal, Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Sept. 26, 2020New York Rangers2nd-Round Pick in 2021 (Artyom Grushnikov)Detroit Red WingsFuture considerations

Deeper Dive


  • U17 WHC Gold Medal — 2003-04
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2004-05
  • CHL First All-Star Team — 2005-06
  • U20 WJC Best Defenseman — 2005-06
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2005-06
  • CHL First All-Star Team — 2006-07
  • OHL First All-Star Team — 2006-07
  • OHL Most Outstanding Defenseman (Max Kaminsky Trophy) — 2006-07
  • OHL Playoffs MVP (Wayne Gretzky 99 Award) — 2006-07
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal — 2006-07
  • NHL YoungStars Roster — 2007-08
  • NHL YoungStars Roster — 2008-09
  • NHL All-Star Game — 20010-11
  • Alternate Captain (Rangers) — 2010-20