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Mark Fayne | Defenseman | #5

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/15/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 212
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 5 (155) / NJ
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Mark Fayne will replace the injured Darnell Nurse on Saturday against the Ducks.
"I'm fortunate to get back in tonight and hoping to make an impact," Fayne said. This will be Fayne's second game of the season, he has 64 points in 386 career NHL games. Dec 3 - 1:39 PM

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Mark Fayne and Matt Hendricks will each be scratched against the Jets on Thursday.

The veterans offers only much in the way of physical play. Hendricks has a point with four PIMs, seven blocks and eight hits in just five games. Fayne meanwhile has but a single game to his credit this season.
Dec 1 - 7:37 PM

Mark Fayne has been called up by the Oilers.

He was just assigned to the minors on Tuesday after he cleared waivers. Fayne hasn't been in the lineup for the Oilers since Oct. 18.
Nov 30 - 1:02 PM

Mark Fayne has been assigned to the minors.

He cleared waivers on Tuesday and will play for Bakersfield of the AHL. Fayne has played in just one game for the Oilers this year and that came back on Oct. 18.
Nov 29 - 4:13 PM

Mark Fayne has bene placed on waivers by the Edmonton Oilers.

Fayne played on Oct. 18, but he suffered an injury in that contest and hasn't appeared in a game with the Oilers since. The 29-year-old is a veteran of 386 NHL contests.
Nov 28 - 1:20 PM

Mark Fayne (undisclosed) has been put on injured reserve.

He was hurt early in Tuesday's game against Carolina. Fayne picked up an assist and logged just 2:27 of ice time in the contest.
Oct 19 - 5:47 PM

Mark Fayne (undisclosed) exited Tuesday's game versus Carolina after only two and half minutes of ice time.

After sitting out the first three games, Fayne finally got some game action Tuesday, but he didn't last long before getting hurt. The Oilers did not announce the nature or severity of the injury.
Oct 19 - 2:06 AM

Mark Fayne will make his 2016-17 debut on Tuesday night.

He was a scratch for the first three matches of the year. Fayne's return to the back end will result in Eric Gryba heading to the press box.
Oct 18 - 4:33 PM

Mark Fayne, Matthew Benning, and Anton Slepyshev will be scratched for Friday's match against Calgary.

Unfortunately, none of these three provide much fantasy value. Fayne, at most, can provide a couple of blocks. Meanwhile Benning and Slepyshev have yet to prove themselves at the NHL level.
Oct 14 - 7:08 PM

Mark Fayne tickled the twine in the Oilers’ 2-1 shootout win against the Flames on Saturday night.

Fayne’s goal at 10:37 of the third period tied it up. It was his first goal in almost a year (Feb. 14, 2015), and just his second point in 33 games this season. Suffice to say, he’s not on fantasy radars. Taylor Hall got the helper.
Jan 17 - 1:10 AM

Mark Fayne will tag in for Brad Hunt against the Panthers on Sunday night.

Unfortunately, neither player has made much of an impact on the stat sheet. Fayne at least has seen 29 games this season with a point, 24 hits, and 37 blocks.
Jan 10 - 2:17 PM

Mark Fayne will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against Carolina.

The 28-year-old has no goals and one assist in 28 games this season. Fayne averages just over 16:19 of ice time in 2015-16. Luke Gazdic will also watch the game from the press box.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 4 - 9:11 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have recalled Mark Fayne from AHL Bakersfield.

Fayne spent just two weeks down on the farm, collecting a point and four PIMs in five games with Bakersfield. However he hasn't been much better with the Oilers, posting just one point, six PIMs, 21 hits, and 30 blocks in 24 games.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 04:13:00 PM

Mark Fayne has successfully cleared waivers.

Edmonton exposed Fayne because the squad wanted to send him to the minors. Another team might have taken a chance on him if it wasn't for his four-year, $14.5 million contract. He's only in the second season of that deal, so this is one signing that will likely hang over the Oilers' heads for quite some time.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 12:41:00 PM

Mark Fayne has been placed on waivers.

If Fayne clears waivers he'll be sent to the minors. It would be surprising to see him get claimed given that he's only in the second season of his four-year, $14.5 million deal. The 28-year-old has an assist and a minus-eight rating in 24 games in 2015-16.
Wed, Dec 9, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Benoit Pouliot
3Patrick Maroon
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Jesse Puljujarvi
3Leon Draisaitl
4Zack Kassian
5Tyler Pitlick
6Iiro Pakarinen
D1Adam Larsson
2Andrej Sekera
3Oscar Klefbom
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Brandon Davidson
7Eric Gryba
8Mark Fayne
9Matthew Benning
10Andrew Ference
11Dillon Simpson
G1Cam Talbot
2Jonas Gustavsson