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Andrei Markov | Defenseman | #79

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (37) / 12/20/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 6 (162) / MON
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Andrei Markov is now riding a tidy four-game point streak thanks to the goal he scored in Sunday's 5-4 shootout win over the Kings.
Markov, who also has points in four of his last five games, is up to six goals and 11 points in 25 games so far this season. Doesn't quite seem over the hill, does he. Dec 4 - 6:57 PM

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Andrei Markov recorded three assists in a 4-3 loss to the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

This three point game moved him into 2nd place in Canadiens history (tied with Vincent Damphousse) for games with three or more points. He now has 13 points in his last nine games and 17 points in 20 games overall, he is showing no signs of slowing down at 37 years-old. He is owned in 67% of yahoo leagues and we would not hesitate to pick him up if he is available in your league. He assisted on goals scored by Alex Galchenyuk, Alexander Radulov and Shea Weber.
Nov 22 - 10:45 PM

Andrei Markov picked up a pair of assists in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.

Even at age 37, Markov has found a way to stay productive. He's now riding a seven-game point streak and has two goals and 12 assists in 18 games this season. He's worth an add in all standard fantasy leagues.
Nov 19 - 8:34 AM

Andrei Markov will take a six-game point streak into Friday's match against Carolina.

He has two goals and six assists over that span to give him 12 points over 17 matches this season. The bulk of his points have come at even strength, with just three coming on the power play.
Nov 18 - 8:09 AM

Andrei Markov produced a goal and added an assist in Montreal's 3-2 loss to Chicago.

He picked up the primary helper on a power-play goal by Shea Weber and then scored his second goal of the season shortly afterward. Markov is riding a five-game point streak over which he has contributed seven of his 11 points.
Nov 14 - 10:07 AM

It was an ugly night at the office for the Montreal Canadiens, as they were pounded 10-0 in Columbus.

What a way to lose your first game in regulation of the season. The Canadiens had an embarrassing effort level from top to bottom. Andrei Markov and Jeff Petry finished with a minus-4 rating, while Brendan Gallagher, David Desharnais and Max Pacioretty were minus-3. Only Brian Flynn, Torrey Mitchell, Phillip Danault, Shea Weber and Alexei Emelin were the only players not to finish the night with a negative rating.
Nov 4 - 10:34 PM

Andrei Markov was bumped off Montreal's top power-play unit Monday night.

He was replaced by Alexander Radulov, as the Canadiens went with four forwards and one defender. Radulov joined Max Pacioretty, Brendan Gallagher and Alex Galchenyuk with Shea Weber serving as the lone blueliner. Markov has three assists in six games this year.
Oct 25 - 10:47 AM

Andrei Markov has become an iron man over the past four seasons.

He has missed just two games during that span and they were both to give him some rest before the Stanley Cup Playoffs. "Touch wood," Markov said. "I just try to follow my routine every day. To be honest with you, it's not easy. But you realize you have no choice - you have to take care of yourself, be well rested and well prepared. That's what I try to do, and I enjoy every day." He also stated that he adds something new to his off-season training each year to challenge and improve himself. Markov has skated in 928 career NHL contests, which puts him on track for game No. 1,000 at home against the Ottawa Senators on March 19 if his durability remains intact.
Jul 25 - 8:00 PM

Andrei Markov posted a pair of helpers during Saturday's 5-2 win over Tampa Bay.

Markov finishes the 2015-16 campaign with 39 assists and 44 points. It's the seventh time in his career he's had at least 40 points in a season.
Apr 9 - 11:30 PM

Andrei Markov found the back of the net in Montreal's 3-2 overtime win over Buffalo on Wednesday night.

He scored a power-play goal to give him 40 points in 71 games this season. The veteran defender concluded Wednesday's contest with 12 penalty minutes and three shots.
Mar 17 - 8:18 AM

With his pair of helpers during Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Kings, Andrei Markov is now up to points in eight of his last 10 games.

One of the all-time great defenders for Montreal and Russia, Markov now has 10 assists and 11 points during that span. Mighty impressive. Through 65 games this season he has 33 assists and 37 points.
Mar 4 - 1:54 AM

Andrei Markov picked up two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 win over Washington.

He earned the secondary helper on goals by Brendan Gallagher (power play) and Alex Galchenyuk in the surprising victory. Markov has accounted for one goal and four helpers over a four-game point streak and he has eight points in the past eight matches.
Feb 25 - 8:19 AM

Andrei Markov scored in Montreal's 3-2 loss to Colorado on Wednesday night.

He opened the scoring in the match during the first period and finished with four shots on goal. The 37-year-old blueliner has four goals and 29 points in 58 games this season.
Feb 18 - 8:00 AM

Andrei Markov just keeps climbing Montreal's all-time assist list.

With his 407th career helper, all with the Canadiens, on Sunday Markov moved into sole possession of 10th all-time in assists in Montreal's illustrious history. He currently ranks second all-time among defenders behind Larry Robinson's 686, but it's perfectly realistic that Markov can finish nestled between Jacques Lemaire's 469 and Robinson when all is said and done.
Feb 7 - 9:12 PM

Andrei Markov scored his third goal of the season in a 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

The goal came just prior to the conclusion of the first period and cut Philadelphia's lead to 2-1. He finished the evening with a minus-1 rating, two shots on goal, two hits and one blocked shot in just over 21 minutes of ice time. Markov now has three goals and 25 points in 51 games this season. The 37-year-old has just four points in his last 13 games.
Feb 2 - 9:57 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Tomas Plekanec
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Phillip Danault
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Daniel Carr
6Charles Hudon
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Alexander Radulov
3Torrey Mitchell
4Paul Byron
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Greg Pateryn
7Mark Barberio
8Zach Redmond
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya