2/6/17 | 1:28PM: Alain Vigneault said that he is unsure if Staal will play tomorrow. (NYR)
11:58AM: Marc Staal has the flu and is not skating today at practice. (NYR)
2/5/17 | 5:34PM: Alain Vigneault said after today's game that Marc Staal was feeling ill before the game, was throwing up and took an IV in between the first and second period. (MSG)
Vigneault added, "you have to like that he wanted to play and went out and tried his best." (MSG)
Staal was a plus one in 17:09, had one shot on goal, one shot attempt blocked, one hit and one takeaway.
He played 6:52 in the first period, 5:46 in the second period and 4:31 in the third period.
Staal did not play in the final 7:37 of the game.
When Staal was on the ice at 5 on 5 the Rangers had 15 shot attempts for, 20 against, 9 shots on goal for and 10 against. (Natural Stat Trick)