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Martin Frk | Winger | #42

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (23) / 10/5/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 196
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 2 (49) / DET

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Martin Frk still has some work to do, but he is competing for a roster spot with Detroit out of training camp.
"He's got to play good enough 5-on-5 that he can be a top three-line type player – maybe a fourth-liner but still get ice time," coach Jeff Blashill said. "You can't just be a power play guy and never play. Ultimately Marty will have to score at a high level. That is his best asset. I think Marty will have to outscore mistakes. He is like lots of players – you make mistakes, if you outscore them, then it helps you win." Frk notched 27 goals and 50 points in 65 AHL games last season. Sep 22 - 7:55 AM

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Martin Frk's recently signed one-year contract is a two-way agreement.

Frk can earn $650,000 at the NHL level or $300,000 in the minors. He had 27 goals and 50 points in 65 AHL games last season. He'll be someone to watch during training camp, though he'll have a tough time making the team's opening game roster.
Jul 19 - 7:34 AM

Martin Frk has inked a one-year contract extension with the Detroit Red Wings.

Frk had 27 goals and 50 points in 65 AHL games in 2016-17. He has a shot of making the Red Wings out of training camp, but it will be a bit of an uphill battle.
Jul 18 - 2:49 PM

Martin Frk will have to impress at training camp to land a roster spot with the Red Wings.

Detroit coach Jeff Blashill stated that Frk will have to be great on the power play if he is going to land a spot in the NHL. "Marty Frk has done a great job of scoring goals," Blashill added. "He is a really good shooter. He plays his best hockey when he is confident. Can he continue into the NHL? It just depends. He plays more minutes in the American league than he will play in the NHL when he gets his chance, or if he gets his chance, and the hard part in that is maintaining that confidence to be able to play at the same level when you are not playing as many minutes."
Jun 26 - 10:45 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have made Martin Frk a qualifying offer.

Frk has completed his entry-level contract. He'll turn 24 in October and has only played in two career NHL games, but he's coming off a great season in the AHL where he scored 27 goals and 50 points in 65 contests. He recorded another 15 points in 16 playoff games en route to the Grand Rapids Griffins winning the Calder Cup.
Jun 16 - 5:55 PM

Detroit is expected to hold contract talks with Martin Frk now that the AHL playoffs are over.

Frk is a restricted free agent and he is coming off another productive season in the minors. He has scored 27 goals in each of the last two years for Grand Rapids and he hit 50 points in 65 games in 2016-17. Frk also added 15 points in 16 playoff matches to help the Griffins win the Calder Cup championship. He would need to clear waivers to be sent down to the minors if he doesn't earn a spot with the Red Wings out of training camp.
Jun 14 - 11:18 AM

Martin Frk will be a restricted free agent July 1 and it's unclear if the Red Wings will re-sign him.

Frk was waived by Detroit out of training camp and claimed by the Carolina Hurricanes. He was put back on waivers and then picked up again by the Red Wings. Frk was assigned to the minors after he was reclaimed and he generated 50 points in 65 games with Grand Rapids. He has also played well during the AHL playoffs with 12 points in 12 contests.
Jun 7 - 4:43 PM

Martin Frk had a goal and two assists in the Grand Rapids Griffins' 6-5 double overtime victory over Syracuse on Saturday.

Grand Rapids has a 2-0 series lead in the Calder Cup Finals thanks in part to Frk's efforts. He's been great throughout the AHL playoffs with four goals and 12 points in 12 games. The 23-year-old will be worth keeping an eye on during training camp as he should get a real shot to make the Red Wings' opening game roster.
Jun 4 - 12:09 PM

Martin Frk has been superb during Grand Rapids' playoff run to the Calder Cup Final.

Frk didn't play in the first round because of an injury, but he has nine points in 10 games since his return. He has been playing well on a line with Tyler Bertuzzi and Tomas Nosek. Frk had 27 goals and 50 points in 65 matches during the regular season.
May 31 - 10:41 AM

The Detroit Red Wings have claimed Martin Frk off waivers from the Carolina Hurricanes.

Detroit originally put Frk on waivers on October 8th and he was claimed by the Hurricanes at that time. However, Frk only ended up appearing in two games with the Hurricanes before he was waived again. Now that Detroit has reclaimed him, they have sent him to the minors.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 01:43:00 PM

Martin Frk has been placed on waivers by Carolina.

He dressed in two matches with the Hurricanes after he was claimed off waivers from Detroit. Frk posted one shot and a minus-3 rating.
Mon, Oct 31, 2016 12:22:00 PM

Martin Frk, Jakub Nakladal and Andrej Nestrasi will each be scratched from Thursday's match against Calgary.

Through four combined games between these three, no one has registered a point nor impacted the stat sheet much. Frk is the only one who may at some point to a significant degree, but he's seen just one game thus far.
Thu, Oct 20, 2016 07:32:00 PM

Martin Frk made his NHL debut on Tuesday.

Frk finished with no points and one shot on goal in 10:13 minutes of ice time. He also had three hits and a blocked shot.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016 08:26:00 AM

Martin Frk, Phillip Di Giuseppe and Jakub Nakladal will each be scratched from Sunday's match with Vancouver.

Carolina is as hungry as anyone for their youngsters to great the proverbial bull by the horns, and force the dare the coach to scratch them. Frk and Di Guiseppe have the inside track in the considerably less crowded forward corps, but until one of them does, they're on the periphery.
Sun, Oct 16, 2016 05:23:00 PM

Martin Frk, Roland McKeown and Phillip Di Giuseppe will each be scratched for Thursday's opener against the Jets.

Each youngster comes into the season with a fair bit of hope that they each can be solid contributors for Carolina this season. Frk may have the best pedigree, but it was Di Guiseppe who saw the most time in the bigs last season. Keep an eye on Carolina's youngsters, one or more can pop this campaign.
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 07:23:00 PM

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