Alexei Marchenko

#47 D / Detroit Red Wings / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 212 lb Age: 23 College: None

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      Red Wings' Alexei Marchenko: Called up Saturday

      Marchenko has been called up to replace Kyle Quincey in the lineup for Saturday's game with Vancouver, Ansar Khan of MLive reports. Marchenko has yet to play for Detroit this season, but did tally two points in 13 games with the Red Wings last year. He's one of the guys Detroit is hoping will blossom into a star, but will need to show more in the big leagues before that happens.

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      Red Wings' Alexei Marchenko: Assigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Friday

      Marchenko was assigned to AHL Grand Rapids by the Red Wings on Friday, Ansar Khan of reports. Marchenko's assignment indicates that the Red Wings are confident Danny DeKeyser (foot), who has missed the first four games of the season due to injury, will return to Detroits' lineup Saturday against Montreal. Marchenko never drew into the Wings' lineup during his stay with the big club.

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      Detroit Redwings' Alexei Marchenko Activated from IR on Thursday

      Marchenko was activated from IR on Thursday, Ansar Khan of reports. Marchenko is expected to serve as the Wings' seventh defenseman, and thus is a likely candidate to be a healthy scratch for Friday's season opener against the Maple Leafs. The 23-year-old registered 20 points (three goals, 17 assists) in 51 games with AHL Grand Rapids last season.

    • Placed on IR

      News: Alexei Marchenko was placed on injured reserve by the Red Wings on Sunday.
      Analysis: The reason for Alexei Marchenko's placement on IR remains a bit unclear, but it's retroactive to Sept. 28, making him eligible to return whenever he's healthy. It's unclear what the Red Wings plan to do with their defensive pairings when everyone's healthy, but Marchenko could be a candidate to remain with the big club.
    • Red Wings' Marchenko Demoted

      News: Alexei Marchenko was returned to AHL Grand Rapids on Thursday,'s Ansar Khan reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko got in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 7 loss to the Bolts, and with the Red Wings now eliminated from the playoffs, the 23-year-old will have a chance to extend his season in the minors for Grand Rapids' playoff run. He saw 13:11 of ice time Wednesday, the third game of the series that he played.
    • Red Wings' Marchenko To Enter Lineup For Game 7

      News: Alexei Marchenko will be in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 7 against the Lightning, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko will fill in for Marek Zidlicky, who was diagnosed with a concussion and ruled out for Game 7. The 23-year-old played in the first two games of the series, but had been a healthy scratch for the last four with coach Mike Babcock choosing to bring Brendan Smith back in the lineup. Look for Marchenko, who tallied two points over 13 regular-season contests, to pair up with Jonathan Ericsson.
    • Red Wings' Marchenko Recalled From AHL

      News: Alexei Marchenko was recalled from AHL Grand Rapids on Friday,'s Ansar Khan reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko probably won't be a part of Detroit's lineup for the playoffs, but he may get into Saturday's relatively meaningless regular-season finale. He has two points in 12 NHL appearances this season.
    • Red Wings Send Marchenko Back To Minors

      News: Alexei Marchenko was activated from injured reserve and assigned to AHL Grand Rapids on Wednesday.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko appears to be recovered from the oblique injury that has sidelined him for the last two weeks, but the Red Wings have since added Marek Zidlicky at the trade deadline to take over his spot in the lineup. The 23-year-old tallied two points over his 12 games with the Red Wings.
    • Marchenko Traveling With The Wings

      News: Alexei Marchenko (oblique) will join the Red Wings on their four-game road trip that kicks off Saturday in Philadelphia,'s Ansar Khan reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko hasn't been cleared yet to return from the oblique strain, but indicated that he feels comfortable with where he's at in the recovery process. The fact that he's traveling with the Red Wings likely signals that the team expects him to play at some point during the trip.
    • Wings' Marchenko Resumes Skating

      News: Alexei Marchenko (oblique) was able to get in a skate Thursday,'s Ansar Khan reports.
      Analysis: Alexei Marchenko seems to be progressing as anticipated from the injury, perhaps making him only a few days away from a return to game action. Once healthy, it's unclear if Marchenko will have a regular role waiting for him, as the newly acquired Marek Zidlicky might have permanently overtaken Marchenko for a role on the club's third defensive pairing.
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