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MARC STAAL RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marc Staal is not the defenseman Rangers fans think he is

At first glance, Marc Staal looks like he had a pretty solid season last year. Staal and his defensive partner Anton Stralman created a formidable second pair that played a key role in the Rangers march to the Stanley Cup Final. Staal posted a CF% relative to his teammates during 5 on 5 of 3.29%, continue reading...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Staal Has Had Productive Discussions With Rangers On Extension

With the band officially back together after the re-signing of John Moore yesterday, it’s time to put our focus squarely on…next year’s free agents. The most intriguing of whom is Marc Staal. The 27-year old defenseman is going into the final year of his five-year, $19.875 million contract. When healthy, Staal is a legit top two defenseman playing on the second pair. His...
Via NY Rangers Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Staal’s contract discussions have been “productive” with Rangers

Much like Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan last season, Marc Staal enters the season as a pending unrestricted free agent. However, contract extension talks have been “productive” according to his agent, Paul Krepelka. The NY Daily News reports: “We have had some productive discussions with the Rangers with the goal being to secure a long-term continue reading...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Staal Looking For A Long-Term Deal With The New York Rangers

from Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News, Marc Staal remains unsigned to a long-term contract extension with NHL training camp just eight days away, but the Rangers defenseman’s agent told the Daily News on Wednesday morning that he has had substantive discussions with the club toward that end. “We have had some productive discussions with the Rangers with the goal...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: ‘All Quiet’ on Staal Extension Talks

Buried within a great piece yesterday on Rangers legend Brian Leetch discussing his time as Rangers captain and offering his thoughts on why Ryan McDonagh makes sense as the next potential man to where the ‘C’ on a Broadway Blueshirt, Katie Strang of ESPN offered up a nugget regarding the status of contract talks between defenseman Marc Staal and the team: Priority No. 1, of...
Via NY Rangers Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers dilemma with Marc Staal accelerates

Marc Staal is one year away from unrestricted free agency and the Rangers may have already missed their best opportunity to solve the dilemma. According to Larry Brooks, Staal may be seeking a multi year deal worth $5.5M per, which is entirely too much for the Rangers-bred defenseman. If Staal really is seeking the same six year, $30M contract that the Rangers gave Dan Girardi...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Musings: What’s next? What is the ideal situation to trade Marc Staal?

Happy Almost-Three-Day-Weekend folks. A lot has gone on in Rangerland over the past few days, so let’s get to the musings. The Rangers have $14.6 million in cap space to fill six forward spots and one defense spot. If you allocate about $12 million to Derick Brassard ($4 million), Mats Zuccarello ($4.5 million) , Chris […] The post Musings: What’s next? What is the ideal situation...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Staal update: Out indefinitely, expected to make full recovery

The Rangers released a statement today about the status of Marc Staal: “Following an injury suffered in last night’s game vs. Philadelphia, Marc Staal was examined today in New York by Dr. Mark Fromer, ophthalmologist, and Dr. Mendel Markowitz, maxillofacial surgeon.  The injury has improved significantly and both doctors are optimistic that Marc will make a full recovery.  Staal...
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March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Marc Staal takes puck to the eye against the Philadelphia Flyers

This was a very scary moment during the Philadelphia Flyers-New York Rangers game.  You know someone is hurt badly when your rival starts calling to your bench for a trainer.  Marc Staal was writhing around on the ground in very obvious pain, and the damage done is unclear at the moment. With 14:15 minutes left in the third period, Flyers defensemen Kimmo Timonen let this bomb...
Via Diehardsport
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers Marc Staal Hit in Eye by Slap Shot (video)

Visors aren’t mandatory in the NHL, but the league might reconsider now. Rangers defenseman Marc Staal took a puck to the eye area on Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Flyers. Check out a photo of the moment of impact below. document.getElementById('wpcom-iframe-form-2f93c010aaa483bf555a03855...
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March 05, 2013  |  2 Comments
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