Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/19/14

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 3: Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers skates during the third period against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden on October 3, 2009 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Senators 5-2. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
Over at The Hockey News, a Hurricanes fan asks Adam Proteau how much it would cost to bring the fourth Staal, Marc, to Carolina..."...what price do you imagine Canes GM Jim Rutherford would have to pay to acquire a fourth Staal in a trade? I'd imagine it would be a high one and thus deplete a talent base in Carolina that isn't exactly the deepest in the league.The best chance for Marc Staal to join his brothers in Carolina likely will come at the end of the 2014-15 campaign, when he becomes an unrestricted free agent. That is, if the Rangers haven't signed him to an extension before then."...no way I see Sather trading Staal. He is one of the cornerstones of the Rangers defense. I have always been down on Staal for not living up to expectations, but unless the Rangers can get a legit scorer in return I wouldn't trade him anywhere....with Girardi and McD playing so well together, I really don't see Staal as a top pair defenseman on this which could ultimately be the reason he bolts a...
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