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Detroit Red Wings Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Marc Staal • D
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'4", 209 lbs.
Born:Jan 13, 1987 (34 yrs) in Thunder Bay, Ont.
Experience:13 years
Drafted:Drafted by NY Rangers in 2005 (1/12).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with NY Rangers in 2020.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Excels in one-on-one battles. Has a very active stick and long reach, which make him very effective in a shutdown role. Has pretty good hockey sense. Has the requisite size and strength for the National Hockey League.
Flaws: Could stand to utilize his 6-4, 207-pound frame more often in a physical capacity so as to keep opposing forwards more honest. Is not a natural with the puck so his offense is limited. Concussions are an issue.
Career Potential: Veteran shutdown defenseman, when healthy.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2007-08
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11
OHL First All-Rookie Team 2003-04
WJC-A The Directorate - Best Player 2005-06
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