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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
Shoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Marc Staal (born January 13, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings 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 New York Rangers
Marc Staal, New York Rangers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Marc Staal Statistics

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Achievements

  • 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

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