MARC STAAL NEWS

Quick notes: Staal/Girardi surgeries; Gorton/Allaire

Some quick notes that broke over the weekend: Marc Staal had surgery to remove a bone chip in his ankle last week, he is expected back for opening night. Dan Girardi also had surgery for a bursa excision. He is also expected back for opening night. The Arizona Coyotes had their sights set on goalieRead more →
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers defensemen Staal, Girardi each undergo ankle surgery

NEW YORK -- Rangers defensemen Marc Staal and Dan Girardi have had ankle surgery, and the team says they should be ready for training camp. Both played throughout the playoffs, which ended with a Game 7 loss last week to Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference finals. New York did not announce that either was injured while the team was playing. Staal had a bone chip removed; Girardi...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers defensemen Staal, Girardi have ankle surgery

NEW YORK (AP) Rangers defensemen Marc Staal and Dan Girardi have had ankle surgery, and the team says they should be ready for training camp. Both played throughout the playoffs, which ended with a Game 7 loss last week to Tampa Bay in the Eastern Conference finals. New York did not announce that either was injured while the team was playing. Staal had a bone chip removed; Girardi...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Staal, Girardi Undergo Surgery

#NYR Injury Update: Marc Staal had a bone chip removed from his ankle yesterday. He is expected to be fully recovered prior to training camp — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 5, 2015 #NYR Injury Update: Dan Girardi underwent a bursa excision on his ankle. He is expected to be fully recovered prior to training camp. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 5, 2015 Danny showed...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2014-15 NY Rangers Post Mortem & Looking Ahead

Ladies and Gentlemen, We are gathered here today to formally say farewell to the 2014-15 New York Rangers, a team that came into October 2014 with a ton of promise and wound up having the best season in franchise history, only to come up 20 minutes away from back to back Stanley Cup Final appearances. The Rangers in the end could not overcome the injuries to Marc Staal and Ryan...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay eliminates Rangers in Game 7

I got nothing on this folks. Sorry. I know you expect a certain quality of analysis from me, but tonight I got nothing. The Rangers didn’t show up. Tampa Bay played a great road game. Apparently Ryan McDonagh had a broken foot and Marc Staal a broken ankle, per Anson Carter. There’s a rant coming Read more → The post Tampa Bay eliminates Rangers in Game 7 appeared first on Blue Seat Blogs.
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Experienced Rangers ready for more elimination tests

The Rangers are on the brink of elimination ahead of Game 6 the Eastern Conference finals as the Lightning hold a 3-2 series lead, but according to alternate captain Marc Staal, there's no panic in the New York dressing room. "I think the more experience you have in these types of games, you can draw from it," Staal told reporters on Monday afternoon. "In saying that, it’s two...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 39 — Night one recap, Pens-Rangers preview

  Marc Staal and Sidney Crosby prepare to face off in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs / NHL.com Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) recap the first night...
Via The Hockey Guys
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Nash named Rangers MVP; Nash/Staal out tonight

Rick Nash was named the Rangers team MVP and Player’s Player Award winner this morning. Nash has 42 goals and 27 assists (69 points) in 79 games thus far this season. He almost single-handedly carried the offense while the rest of the lines were being finalized. Nash and Marc Staal will be scratched tonight, as Read more → The post Rick Nash named Rangers MVP; Nash/Staal out...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NYR Recall Pair From Wolf Pack; Nash, Staal Scratched

OFFICIAL: #NYR have recalled forward Ryan Bourque and defenseman Chris Summers from @WolfPackAHL. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) April 9, 2015 At #NYR morning skate Mats Zuccarello, Marc Staal and Rick Nash not skating…Bourque, Summers, Sheppard all out there — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) April 9, 2015 Like the Presidents Trophy, another byproduct of the Rangers regular...
Via NY Rangers Blog
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Staal makes Jimmy Fallon's Superlatives for the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Tonight Show Superlatives: 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs...[h/t Andrew Doughty]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Marc Staal Named NYR Nominee For Masterton Trophy

Masterton Trophy nomination voting among #NYR PHWA chapter: Staal 13, St. Louis 11, Girardi 9, Talbot 6, Henrik 6. (5 others received votes) — Sean Hartnett (@HartnettHockey) March 31, 2015 Last season, Dominic Moore won the Masterton Trophy which is given out annually to a player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey.”
Via NY Rangers Blog
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mats Zuccarello looking for more than $5 million

Per Darren Dreger, cited on NBCSN, New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is going to look for more than $5 million per year on a five-year deal for his contract extension. Zucc is the next Ranger in line for Glen Sather to lock up, having locked up Marc Staal earlier this year.  Zuccarello is a Read more → The post Mats Zuccarello looking for more than $5 million appeared first...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Marc Staal’s new contract represent good value? – Rangers Musings

I’m spoiling you. As I head to New York myself on Tuesday morning I thought I would muse for the second time in a week. Sometimes we go weeks without ‘musings’ sometimes I have a lot I want to say so let’s jump into it. Marc Methot gets 19.6 million, makes Ottawa make Glen Sather Read more → The post Will Marc Staal’s new contract represent good value? – Rangers Musings...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ok, perhaps Martin St. Louis could be the odd-man out

I guess I’m going to hedge my bets here. When Marc Staal signed his massive contract extension, my initial thought was that Carl Hagelin was going to be the odd-man out. It was a purely business decision under the assumption that the New York Rangers were, without a doubt, re-signing Martin St. Louis to an Read more → The post Ok, perhaps Martin St. Louis could be the odd-man...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Why keeping Mats Zuccarello is a must for the New York Rangers

Yesterday I wrote how Marc Staal’s contract extension, combined with all other contracts on the books for next season, may mean that Carl Hagelin is the odd-man out for next year’s plans. Saying that people were divided on the issue would be an understatement. The loudest folks against dealing Hagelin were wondering why the Rangers Read more → The post Why keeping Mats Zuccarello...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Does the Staal extension mean Carl Hagelin is the odd man out?

Whether you like the extension or not, Marc Staal is signed for the next six years at $5.7 million. The biggest concern across the board, outside of whether you wanted Staal re-signed, is about re-signing the rest of the key free agents: Mats Zuccarello (UFA), Martin St. Louis (UFA), Derek Stepan (RFA), and Carl Hagelin (RFA). Read more → The post Does the Staal extension mean...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

What Marc Staal’s contract extension means for the Rangers

Staal's six-year contract extension gives the Rangers four of the top-50 most expensive defensemen in the NHL. Is this a strategy that will pay off? The post What Marc Staal’s contract extension means for the Rangers appeared first on Along the Boards.
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Marc Staal contract

In case you missed it, the New York Rangers re-signed Marc Staal to a six-year, $34.2 million contract extension yesterday, ensuring the top-four defenseman remains on Broadway for most, if not all, of his professional career. Ranger fans are torn over this. Some are ecstatic that the Rangers kept one of their cornerstone defensemen, others Read more → The post Evaluating the Marc...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Open Thread 1/19: Marc Staal Extended & Its Impacts

Yesterday after the Rangers completed their 5-2 thrashing of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team formally announced that they had reached an agreement on a new 6 yea deal with Marc Staal. The new contract makes Staal the highest paid Ranger on the roster at a 5.7 cap hit through 2021. The contract also carries a NMC for the first 3 years and a modified NTC/NMC over the final three...
Via NY Rangers Blog
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NY Rangers sign defenseman Marc Staal to extension

PITTSBURGH -- The New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed on a contract extension, keeping Staal off the free agent market this summer. The 28-year-old Staal has two goals and six assists in 43 games for the Rangers this season. He logged more than 18 minutes of ice time in a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday. Staal, an All-Star in 2011, is just one of...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers, Marc Staal make it official: Six years, $34.2 million

Following up on the report this week, the New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed to terms on a six-year contract extension worth $34.2 million ($5.7 million per year). The deal will have a no-move for the first three years, and a limited no-trade for the last three years. Folks are comparing this Read more → The post Rangers, Marc Staal make it official: Six years...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers and Staal Near Extension

Larry Brooks first reported this morning that the Rangers and Marc Staal were closing in on a 6-year contract extension agreement. Throughout the morning, more and more reports have come out and it seems as if the framework for the long-term deal is in place. It is believed Staal will have an average cap hit continue reading...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers, Staal closing in on six-year contract extension

Per Larry Brooks, the New York Rangers and Marc Staal are closing in on a six-year deal between $5.6 and $5.9 million per season. The deal will take Staal through his age-34 season. The Rangers have somewhere around $20 million in cap space for next year, depending on the actual cap number, and Staal’s contract Read more → The post Brooks: Rangers, Staal closing in on six-year...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Reassessing the Marc Staal contract situation

We’ve seen this narrative play out before haven’t we? Popular players in contract years can never seem to avoid fan scrutiny, beat writer adoration, or trade rumors. It’s Cally, Girardi, Henrik, etc. all over again, except this season it’s Marc Staal. Over the past few weeks, the conversation around Staal has started to heat up. Read more → The post Reassessing the Marc...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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