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Rangers Daily Prospect Update: April 19, 2007

by Staff Writer / New York Rangers
Defenseman Marc Staal, the Rangers' first-round draft pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft competed in a postseason game in the OHL on Thursday. Here is a summary of his performance:

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Position/Team: Defense/Sudbury Wolves
League: OHL -- Playoffs
Staal's Final Regular-Season Scoring: 53 games, 5 goals, 29 assists, 92 PIM
Staal's Playoff Scoring to Date: 11 games, 5 goals, 7 assists, 16 PIM
April 19: Sudbury 3, Belleville 2 (OT) (at Belleville) (Series tied 1-1)

Staal, the Wolves' captain, had the second assist on Matt Dias' power-play goal with 38 seconds remaining in the middle period, which tied the game at 2-2. The game ended when Staal's younger brother, Jared, scored for Sudbury at 13:50 of overtime.

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April 15 -- Dupont scores as Hitmen advance to Round 3
April 17 -- Checkers' season comes to end in sweep
April 18 -- Dawes gets five points in Pack's playoff opener

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