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Mark Fayne | Defenseman | #5

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/15/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 212
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 5 (155) / NJ
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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

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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

Mark Fayne and Ryan Hamilton were scratched from Sunday's match with Buffalo.

Unfortunately, neither Fayne nor Hamilton offer much fantasy value. Hamilton is career minor leaguer, while Fayne has but a point with 21 hits and 30 blocks over 24 games thus far.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 08:54:00 PM

Mark Fayne will pair with Oscar Klefbom on Sunday against Chicago.

This will be a great test for both the veteran defensive blue liner Fayne, and the young stud Klefbom who's already shown his offensive talents. However, Fayne has never collected the traditional counting stats so this won't inspire you to pick him up.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 01:12:00 PM

It appears as though Mark Fayne will be a healthy scratch for the Edmonton Oilers against the Calgary Flames on Saturday.

That's a lot of dough in the press box. He doesn't provide much fantasy value, but it's a bit surprising that he cannot make the top six. That said, Edmonton is improving, so Fayne needs to keep up.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 04:57:00 PM

Mark Fayne (shoulder) might be back on Thursday.

Fayne missed his sixth straight contest Tuesday night. He has two goals and eight points in 74 games this season.
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 10:57:00 AM

Mark Fayne (shoulder) skated on Saturday but was unable to play.

Fayne was injured on March 24 and while he is close to returning, the Oilers decided to keep him out one more game. Fayne has only two goals and six points in 74 games and his other stats in traditional pools are nothing to write home about as he is minus-21 with only 14 penalty minutes.
Sun, Apr 5, 2015 05:47:00 AM

Mark Fayne has left Wednesday's game early due to a shoulder injury and will not return.

Fayne injured his shoulder in the first period of Wednesday's game versus the Avalanche after playing just 3:39 minutes. Consider him day-to-day for now until we can provide further updates after the post game reports.
Wed, Mar 25, 2015 09:58:00 PM

Mark Fayne scored his second goal of the season, though his Oilers fell to the Senators 7-2 on Saturday afternoon.

Fayne hit the stat sheet with the goal, two shots, and two more blocks in his 17:20 of ice time, and 72 seconds of time on the kill. He now has seven points and 73 blocks this season.
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 05:43:00 PM

Mark Fayne leads the Edmonton Oilers with 71 blocked shots.

Fayne is playing in his first season with Edmonton after inking a four-year, $14.5 million contract. His willingness to get in front of shots has been valuable as no other Oilers' player has been doing so with any regularly. After Fayne, the next highest Edmonton player is Justin Schultz with 49 blocks in 34 contests.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 10:28:00 AM

Mark Fayne played against the New Jersey Devils for the first time since leaving over the summer as a UFA.

Fayne said that it was the first time he had ever played against ex-teammates as he has played for the Devils his entire NHL career and it's not like you can be dealt from a college team. He has been a force on the Oilers blueline this season, providing the team with some veteran leadership. "He quietly goes about his business and he doesn't make a lot of mistakes," coach Dallas Eakins said. "We desperately needed a guy like that on our back end who can just eat up minutes and play against the other team’s top two lines. He takes on some big heavy responsibilities and takes on those minutes very well. The other thing he’s brought, is his leadership is incredible. He’s a guy that we really rely on in our room to hold things together."
Sat, Nov 22, 2014 08:34:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
2Connor McDavid
3Leon Draisaitl
4Anton Lander
5Mark Letestu
LW1Taylor Hall
2Benoit Pouliot
3Teddy Purcell
4Matt Hendricks
RW1Jordan Eberle
2Nail Yakupov
3Lauri Korpikoski
4Zack Kassian
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Darnell Nurse
2Andrej Sekera
3Oscar Klefbom
4Justin Schultz
5Eric Gryba
6Brandon Davidson
7Adam Clendening
8Mark Fayne
9Andrew Ference
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit