• Leaves exhibition with injury

    News: Martin Marincin left Friday's exhibition against the Red Wings with a facial laceration, Paul Hendrick of Leafs TV reports.
    Analysis: Martin Marincin suffered the injury after a puck struck him on the side of his face early on in Friday's preseason contest. Facial injuries such as the one Marincin suffered on Friday generally don't keep NHL players out for long. The team should provide an update on his status in the coming days.
  • Marincin Inks One-Year Deal With Leafs

    News: Martin Marincin signed a one-year (one-way), $700,000 contract with the Maple Leafs on Thursday, Joanne Ireland of the Edmonton Journal reports.
    Analysis: The one-way nature of Martin Marincin's deal implies that the Leafs are comfortable with counting on him to immediately slot in as a core member of their blue line group. He played in 41 games with the Oilers last season, tallying one goal and four assists for a total of five points over that span.
  • Marincin Traded To Leafs

    News: The Leafs have acquired Martin Marincin from the Oilers for Brad Ross and a fourth-round draft pick (107th overall), according to TSN.ca.
    Analysis: He played 41 games with the Oil last year, tallying one goal and five points total. He's a former second-round pick (2010) who has been somewhat slow to develop. But we'll cut him some slack -- he is only 23 after all. He is a depth guy for the Leafs and insurance should they start trading out guys. No need to put him in your fantasy dreams, though.
  • Oilers Send Marincin To AHL

    News: The Oilers assigned Martin Marincin to AHL Oklahoma City on Sunday.
    Analysis: Martin Marincin, who recorded five points in 41 games for the Oilers this season, will return to the AHL (where he has recorded seven points in 27 games to date) to bolster the Oklahoma City blue line for the team's playoff drive.
  • Oilers' Marincin Riding High For The Moment

    News: Martin Marincin recorded an assist and went plus-2 in Monday's win over the Avalanche.
    Analysis: Martin Marincin has a point in two of his last three games to go along with a plus-5 rating, but his overall dearth of production on the season (one goal, two assists, and a minus-3 mark in 35 games) should carry more weight in his valuation. As a blueliner with a limited offensive repertoire on a terrible team, Marincin's outlook remains glum.
  • Oilers Recall Marincin From AHL

    News: Martin Marincin was recalled from AHL Oklahoma City on Thursday, Derek Van Diest of the Edmonton Sun reports.
    Analysis: With Nikita Nikitin (shoulder) hitting IR in a corresponding move, Martin Marincin's arrival gives the Oilers seven healthy defensemen as they prepare for an East Coast road trip that kicks off Saturday in Toronto. Marincin had one point over 12 games with Edmonton earlier this season.
  • Oilers Send Marincin To The AHL

    News: Martin Marincin has been sent down to the AHL by the Oilers, according to the Oilers web site.
    Analysis: Martin Marincin has provided the Oilers with insurance to their defensemen in case of injury but the Oilers feel at this point that it would be better for his future should he play in the AHL rather than sit in the NHL.
  • Oilers' Marincin To Play Friday

    News: Martin Marincin is expected to play Friday night versus the Devils, according to the Oilers web site.
    Analysis: Martin Marincin hasn't played since Nov. 7 but the Oilers are struggling all over the place and are looking to shake up the lineup. The Oilers have been worried about his play without the puck and want to see him be a little more active.
  • Oilers Recall Marincin

    News: Martin Marincin has been recalled from AHL Oklahoma City.
    Analysis: It appears that Martin Marincin's demotion earlier in the day was just a paper move, as he'll remain with Edmonton without setting foot in Oklahoma City. Marincin isn't expected to be in Thursday's lineup against the Bruins, but he could get a chance to work his way back into the mix if newcomer Keith Aulie struggles.
  • Oilers Assign Marincin To AHL Oklahoma City

    News: The Oilers assigned Martin Marincin to AHL Oklahoma City on Thursday, TSN's Ryan Rishaug reports.
    Analysis: The Oilers are apparently comfortable with their defensive depth, as Martin Marincin was replaced on the roster by winger Iiro Pakarinen. Marincin appeared in 44 games with the Oilers last season, so he could return to Edmonton at some point later this season.