October 18, 2021

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Mark Stall traded for the Red Wings by the Rangers

Mark Stall traded for the Red Wings by the Rangers

Mark Stall The New York Rangers traded to the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

The defenseman and second-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft will travel to Detroit for future consideration.

The 33-year-old has scored 11 points (two goals, nine assists) in 52 games for the Rangers this season, his 13th against New York. He missed 13 games after undergoing ankle surgery on November 8.

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Stall, ranked 12th in the 2005 NHL Draft, scored 188 points (43 goals, 145 assists) and was a plus-46 in 892 games with the Rangers. He has played at least 72 games in the previous six seasons and played a total of 10 times.

Stahl scored a goal during New York’s victory over Carolina Hurricanes in the Best-of-5 Stanley Cup Qualifiers this post season.

“Our success during Mark’s tenure, including the tour of the Stanley Cup Final (in 2014), would not have been possible without his tireless efforts on and off the ice,” said Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton. “Our respect for Mark is immeasurable, and we wish him and his family all the best.”

With Stall, the Rangers have reached the Eastern Conference Final three times in four seasons (2012, 2014, 2015), losing five games in the 2014 Cup Final to the Los Angeles Kings and winning 10 Stanley Cup Playoff Series. He scored 20 points (seven goals, 13 assists) in 107 post-season games and was one of only three rangers to play at least 100 post-season games (Henrik Lundquist, 130; Dan Girardi, 122).

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Stall played 18,394: 47 with the Rangers, the highest of any skater since the NHL began tracking ice time in 1997-98. He was the alternate captain for 10 seasons (2010-20) and at least 10 seasons (Brian Leach, 13 seasons; Mark Messier, 10 seasons) as captain or one of three Rangers as alternate captain.

His brother, forward Eric Stall, Traded to Buffalo Sabers by Minnesota Wild on September 16 Marcus Johansson.