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Alexey Marchenko | Defenseman | #53

Team: Detroit Red Wings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/2/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (205) / DET

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Alexey Marchenko will participate in Saturday's practice after returning from the World Cup.
Marchenko represented Russia in the tournament. Though Marchenko played in six games between the exhibition contests and the World Cup tournament itself, the plan is still to put Marchenko into a preseason game next week. Sep 30 - 12:59 PM

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Alexey Marchenko has undergone wrist surgery.

This is mostly just an FYI as he's still expected to be healthy before the start of the World Cup. Marchenko is getting ready to begin a two-year, $2.9 million contract.
Jul 6 - 4:22 AM

Russia has added Alexey Marchenko to their World Cup roster.

He suited up in 66 games with Detroit during the regular season and chipped in 11 points. Marchenko concluded the playoffs on the sidelines with an upper-body injury, but he should be OK in time to play in the tournament.
May 28 - 12:35 PM

Alexey Marchenko is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Concussion symptoms may have surfaced from the hit he took in Game 3 because he wasn't feeling prior to Tuesday's contest. The Red Wings brought up Xavier Ouellet to serve as an extra defender on Wednesday.
Apr 20 - 1:37 PM

Alexey Marchenko will not play in Game 4 against Tampa Bay on Tuesday night because he's "not feeling good," according to GM Ken Holland.

Kyle Quincey will get back into the lineup as a result of Marchenko's absence. Marchenko skated in the morning after he got 12 stitches to his forehead from a hit in Game 3.
Apr 19 - 6:47 PM

Alexey Marchenko pitched in a goal and an assist Thursday night but the Red Wings fell 5-2 to Boston.

Marchenko now has 11 points in 65 games this season.
Apr 8 - 12:54 AM

Alexey Marchenko will be scratched as Niklas Kronwall returns agianst Florida on Saturday.

Through the first 73 games of the youngster's NHL career, Marchekno has posted just 11 points with 52 hits and 90 blocks. Simply not a whole lot of production there.
Mar 19 - 7:01 PM

Alexey Marchenko will pair with Jonathan Ericsson in place of Niklas Kronwall on Sunday against the Maple Leafs.

Through 56 games thus far the young defender has posted just nine points with 40 hits and 77 blocks. Unfortunately that's not quite enough to warrant a spot on your squad.

Alexey Marchenko will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Marchenko has one goal, nine points and a minus-2 rating in 56 games in 2015-16. Brendan Smith will take his spot in the lineup. Tomas Jurco is also expected to be scratched against the Jets.
Mar 10 - 6:48 PM

Alexey Marchenko will be scratched for Sunday's match with Chicago.

Through 55 games this season the 24-year-old defender has posted nine points with 76 blocks. Unfortunately that just doesn't add up to much of a fantasy option.
Mar 6 - 4:47 PM

Alex Marchenko picked up a pair of assists in Sunday's win over Boston.

Through 61 career NHL games, Marchenko now has a grand total of eight assists and 10 points. Nearly all of which has been achieved this season.
Feb 14 - 6:43 PM

Alexey Marchenko will get back into the lineup Wednesday.

He has been a healthy scratch for the last two games, but the Red Wings need him to play again now that Niklas Kronwall is out for two-to-four weeks following arthroscopic knee surgery.
Jan 20 - 7:58 AM

Alexey Marchenko and Joakim Andersson will be scratched against the Flyers on Sunday.

Unfortnately neither player has a penchant for striking the stat sheet, though it's worth noting that Marchenko has blocked 49 shots in 36 games so far.
Source: Paul Harris
Jan 17 - 6:12 PM

Alexey Marchenko is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Arizona.

With Kyle Quincey back from the injured list, the Wings have seven healthy defensemen on the roster. Marchenko has one goal and five assists in 36 games this season.
Jan 14 - 9:11 PM

Alexey Marchenko will probably be a healthy scratch Thursday.

Coach Jeff Blashill wants to dress seven defenders against Arizona after seven were in the lineup on Monday night. Marchenko scored his first goal of the season in Detroit' loss to the Kings and he logged 14:11 of ice time.
Jan 13 - 3:16 PM

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C1Dylan Larkin
2Frans Nielsen
3Darren Helm
4Luke Glendening
LW1Henrik Zetterberg
2Tomas Tatar
3Anthony Mantha
4Teemu Pulkkinen
5Steve Ott
6Drew Miller
RW1Gustav Nyquist
2Justin Abdelkader
3Riley Sheahan
4Thomas Vanek
5Tomas Jurco
6Johan Franzen
7Joe Vitale
8Givani Smith
D1Niklas Kronwall
2Mike Green
3Danny DeKeyser
4Brendan Smith
5Jonathan Ericsson
6Xavier Ouellet
7Alexey Marchenko
G1Petr Mrazek
2Jimmy Howard