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Encyclopedia > Marc Staal
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
ft 4 in (1.93 m)
207 lb (94 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
New York Rangers
Sudbury Wolves (OHL)
Nationality  Canada
Born January 13, 1987,
Thunder Bay, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 12th overall, 2005
New York Rangers
Pro Career 2005 – present

Marc Staal, (born January 13, 1987 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) is an ice hockey player born to Henry and Linda Staal. The position an ice hockey player plays can be divided into three basic categories: Forwards Centre Wingers Defenceman Goaltender ... Defence (defense in the U.S.A.) in hockey is a player position with a primary responsibility to prevent the opposing team from scoring goals. ... A shot in ice hockey is an attempt by a player to score a goal by striking the puck with his stick in the direction of the net. ... Adult human height generally varies little between people compared to other anthropometric measures. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with body weight. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... “NHL” redirects here. ... This page is a candidate to be copied to Wiktionary using the Transwiki process. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. Playing their home games at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the National Hockey League, and are part of the group of teams referred... City: Sudbury, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: 1962 (NOJHL) 1972 (OHA) Home Arena: Sudbury Arena Colours: Blue, White, Grey Head Coach: Mike Foligno General Manager: Mike Foligno Sudbury Wolves make an entrance on home ice The Sudbury Wolves are a junior ice hockey team that... A typical OHL hockey game. ... In English usage, nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... A childs first birthday party. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Lakehead; The Lakehead Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Established 1970 (amalgamation between Fort William and Port Arthur) Incorporated as Towns Port Arthur in 1884, Fort William in 1892 Incorporated as... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076... Motto (Latin for From Sea to Sea) Anthem O Canada Royal anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official languages English, French Government Parliamentary democracy and federal constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen Elizabeth II  -  Governor General Michaëlle Jean  -  Prime Minister Stephen Harper Establishment  -  Act of Union February... The NHL Entry Draft is a collective meeting in which the franchises of the National Hockey League systematically select the rights to available amateur players who meet the eligibility requirements to play professional hockey in the NHL. // The first NHL Amateur Draft was held on June 5, 1963 at the... The 2005 NHL Entry Draft was the 43rd NHL Entry Draft. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. Playing their home games at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the National Hockey League, and are part of the group of teams referred... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Lakehead; The Lakehead Motto: Superior by nature Location of Thunder Bay, Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Region Northwestern Ontario District Thunder Bay District CMA Thunder Bay Established 1970 (amalgamation between Fort William and Port Arthur) Incorporated as Towns Port Arthur in 1884, Fort William in 1892 Incorporated as... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (de facto) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 4th 1,076...


Staal plays for the Sudbury Wolves in the Ontario Hockey League where he is the team's captain. He was drafted by the New York Rangers in 2005 NHL Entry Draft in the 1st round, the 12th pick overall who dropped in the NHL drafting standings. City: Sudbury, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: Central Founded: 1962 (NOJHL) 1972 (OHA) Home Arena: Sudbury Arena Colours: Blue, White, Grey Head Coach: Mike Foligno General Manager: Mike Foligno Sudbury Wolves make an entrance on home ice The Sudbury Wolves are a junior ice hockey team that... A typical OHL hockey game. ... Luc Robitaille, 2005: the A is also placed on the players left. ... The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City, New York, U.S.A.. Playing their home games at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the National Hockey League, and are part of the group of teams referred... The 2005 NHL Entry Draft was the 43rd NHL Entry Draft. ... “NHL” redirects here. ...


Staal played for Team Canada in the 2006 and 2007 IIHF World Junior Ice Hockey Championships bringing home gold both times. He was named the tournament's top defenceman in the 2006 Championships. The 2006 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships were held in Vancouver, Kelowna (Okanagan valley), and Kamloops (Okanagan valley), British Columbia, Canada. ... The 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships are being held in Mora and Leksand, Sweden between December 26, 2006 and January 5, 2007. ...


Staal is the younger brother of Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes, and older brother of Jordan Staal of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Jared Staal who plays in the OHL and was drafted in the first round by the Sudbury Wolves, the same team as Marc. Marc and Jared are currently playing together in Sudbury. Eric Joseph Brent Staal (born on 29 October 1984 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey player who currently plays for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. ... The Carolina Hurricanes are a National Hockey League team in Raleigh, North Carolina. ... Jordan Lee Staal (born on September 10, 1988 in Thunder Bay, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. ... The Pittsburgh Penguins are a professional ice hockey team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Jared Staal (born September 21, 1990 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) is an ice hockey player. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ...


Career statistics

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003-04 Sudbury Wolves OHL 61 1 13 14 34 7 1 2 3 2
2004-05 Sudbury Wolves OHL 65 6 20 26 53 12 0 4 4 15
2005-06 Sudbury Wolves OHL 57 11 38 49 60 10 0 8 8 8
2005-06 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL -- -- -- -- -- 12 0 2 2 8
2006-07 Sudbury Wolves OHL 53 5 29 34 68
OHL Totals 236 23 100 123 215 29 1 14 15 25

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Eric Staal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (237 words)
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Marc Staal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (156 words)
Marc Staal, (born January 13, 1987 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) is an ice hockey player.
He was drafted by the New York Rangers in 2005 NHL Entry Draft in the 1st round, the 12th pick overall.
He is the younger brother of Eric Staal of the Carolina Hurricanes, and older brother of Jordan Staal, and Jared Staal.
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