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Andrei Markov | Defenseman

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (36) / 12/20/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 194
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Andrei Markov scored a power-play goal in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to Pittsburgh.
He has registered both of his goals and eight of his 15 points with the man advantage this season. Markov has earned a power-play point in four of his last five games. Nov 12 - 8:42 AM

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Andrei Markov has received the NHL's second star of the week honor.

The veteran defender notched a goal and five assists in three games. Markov enjoyed a five-point performance against Buffalo on Oct. 23. He has 10 points and a plus-11 rating in nine games this year.
Oct 26 - 4:43 PM

Andrei Markov leads the NHL in plus/minus.

He has a plus-14 rating which is tops in the league. With nine points in eight games, the 36-year-old Markov is proving he still has plenty in the tank. The Canadiens actually dominate the top 10 in this category with P.K. Subban at plus-13, Max Pacioretty at plus-11, Plekanec at plus-10 and Brendan Gallagher at plus-eight.
Oct 24 - 11:52 AM

On Friday night, Andrei Markov, with one goal and four assists led the Habs to a 7-2 blowout win over the Sabres.

Even at 36, Markov continues to put up points. On top of his five points, he finished the game a plus-4. He now has nine points in just eight games to start the season and will look to continue his great start to the season tomorrow night against the Maple Leafs.
Oct 23 - 9:50 PM

Andrei Markov doesn't believe that the lack of a captain is an issue for the Montreal Canadiens.

"I don’t see the big problem," said the longtime alternate captain. "It’s not the players’ call, it’s from the top of the organization. You should ask them, not the players. If you want to be successful, you need to have 23 leaders in the room. Twenty-three captains.". After Brian Gionta signed with the Buffalo Sabres last off-season, the Canadiens never named a new captain for the 2014-15 season.
Jul 11 - 8:32 AM

Andrei Markov got Montreal's big 6-2 Game Four victory starter with a goal just 2:44 into the game on Thursday night.

It was Markov's first goal and second point of the playoffs as well. Markov also contributed another shot, a block, a hit, a takeaway, and two minors through his 22:44 of work. The veteran defender now has five goals and 31 points over 81 career playoff games.
May 7 - 11:16 PM

Defenseman Andrei Markov almost certainly will be back in the Montreal lineup Sunday afternoon, when the Canadiens visit the Panthers in Florida.

Markov was given Friday night off to rest. Markov has nine goals and 37 assists in 78 games this season.
Apr 5 - 1:21 PM

Andrei Markov will be given Friday night off to rest.

The veteran blueliner played in Thursday's 5-4 shootout loss to the Capitals, but the team obviously feels it's more important for him to be at 100 percent for the postseason than to suit up against the Devils.
Apr 3 - 7:14 PM

Andrei Markov is Montreal's nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

The award goes to the player who "best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey." He skated in just 65 games in three seasons from 2009 to 2012, but he's been much healthier for the past few years. Markov played all 48 games during the lockout-shortened season and he suited up in 81 contests in 2013-14. The 36-year-old blueliner has all 76 games under his belt this campaign. He has produced nine goals, 44 points, 165 blocks and a plus-20 rating during that time.
Mar 30 - 11:00 AM

Andrei Markov scored a goal for the Habs, but not much was going on offence as Montreal lost 5-2 to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Markov snapped a four game pointless drought and raises his total to 43 points in 75 games this season.
Mar 27 - 12:41 AM

Andrei Markov contributed two helpers in Tuesday's win over the St. Louis Blues.

He combined with defense partner P.K. Subban to set up two goals by the Canadiens in a 5-2 victory. The Montreal defense duo had assists on the 17th tallies of the year of Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher. Markov has 36 points this season, while Subban has 44.
Feb 25 - 11:29 AM

Andrei Markov had a productive weekend.

He earned two goals and one assist in two games to hit the 30-point mark. Markov scored on the power play against New Jersey and he potted an empty netter versus the Bruins to give him seven markers on the year.
Feb 9 - 11:09 AM

Andrei Markov picked up three assists in Montreal's 6-4 win over the Islanders on Saturday.

Markov now has five assists in his last three contests. The 36-year-old is getting up there in age, but he has been a rock on defense for Montreal. Markov has five goals and 25 points in 44 games this season. Some would argue that he's been the Habs' best defenseman, ahead of PK Subban, this year.
Jan 18 - 11:50 AM

Andrei Markov contributed a pair of assists in Montreal's comeback win against Columbus Wednesday night.

Both of his helpers came with the man advantage on goals by Max Pacioretty and P.K. Subban. Montreal went down to the Blue Jackets by a 2-0 score early in the third, but they scored three unanswered markers to claim the victory. Markov has three assists in his past two games after going five straight contests without a point.
Jan 15 - 10:51 AM

Andrei Markov appeared in the 800th game of his NHL career on Tuesday night.

He celebrated the milestone by recording his fifth goal of the 2014-15 season. Markov has generated two goals and four assists during a current five-game point streak.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 11:01:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tomas Plekanec
2Alex Galchenyuk
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
5Paul Byron
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Lars Eller
3Tomas Fleischmann
4Christian Thomas
5Michael Bournival
6Daniel Carr
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Alexander Semin
3Dale Weise
4Devante Smith-Pelly
5Sven Andrighetto
6Torrey Mitchell
7Zack Kassian
D1P.K. Subban
2Andrei Markov
3Jeff Petry
4Alexei Emelin
5Tom Gilbert
6Nathan Beaulieu
7Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Mike Condon
3Zachary Fucale