Marc Staal (born January 13, 1987) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and alternate captain for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League. He is the younger brother of Eric Staal and the older brother of Jordan Staal, both of the Carolina Hurricanes (Eric being captain), and Jared Staal, who plays in the Hurricanes organization. Of the four brothers, Marc is the only defenceman.