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Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Kicks aside 31 saves in win
Martin allowed just two goals on 33 shots in Monday's 5-2 win against the Bruins.
The matchup didn't look terribly favorable on paper, but the heavy underdog Blue Jackets turned the tables on the first-place Bruins, getting off to a 4-0 start to give Martin more than enough offensive support before he was finally beaten midway through the third period. The 28-year-old Ontarian slapped the brakes on a four-game personal losing streak since his last win Oct. 20 against the Flames.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Facing Boston
Martin will patrol the home crease Monday against the Bruins, per Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site.
Martin has stopped 137 of 154 shots during his five-game (0-4-1) winless skid. He will get the second half of Columbus' back-to-back after Elvis Merzlikins played in Sunday's 3-2 loss to Carolina. Martin has a 1-5-1 record this season with a 3.37 GAA and an .898 save percentage through eight games played. Boston ranks 12th in the league this campaign with 3.40 goals per contest.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Gets no help against Philly
Martin turned aside 21 of 25 shots in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Flyers.
Philadelphia's final goal was scored into an empty net. Martin had clean looks at the first two shots to get by him, but in general this result was more on the Columbus defense than the netminder -- the Flyers' third goal came on a two-on-nothing shorthanded breakaway for Ryan Poehling and Garnet Hathaway that Martin still almost denied. The 28-year-old goalie has gone 0-4-1 over his last five starts with a 3.54 GAA and .889 save percentage. With Daniil Tarasov (knee) still lacking a clear timetable for his return, Martin should remain the backup to Elvis Merzlikins for now.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Starting in Philadelphia
Martin will guard the road goal Sunday against the Flyers, according to Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site.
Martin has permitted 13 goals on 128 shots during his four-game winless skid (0-3-1). In seven contests this campaign, he has posted a 1-4-1 record with a 3.26 GAA and a .905 save percentage. Philadelphia is tied for 16th in the league this campaign with 3.24 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Loses fourth straight
Martin made 23 saves in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Red Wings.
Goals came in bunches against Martin, as he got beaten twice in under a minute early in the first period and twice in just over two minutes late in the second. The 28-year-old netminder has lost his last four decisions, going 0-3-1 over that stretch, and on the season he's 1-4-1 with a 3.26 GAA and .905 save percentage -- numbers that should ensure Elvis Merzlikins is back between the pipes Sunday against the Rangers.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Facing Red Wings
Martin will occupy the visiting crease versus Detroit on Saturday, Brian Hedger of The Columbus Dispatch reports.
This will be the third straight start for Martin, who is 1-3-1 this season with a 2.90 GAA and .918 save percentage. Martin will face the Red Wings, who are 4-4-2 at home and have scored 50 goals in 14 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Falls to Dallas
Martin allowed four goals on 30 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Stars.
After the Blue Jackets jumped out to an early 2-0 lead, Martin surrendered four straight goals before the Stars added an empty-netter in a 5-2 defeat. Martin had been playing well coming into Thursday's contest, posting a .953 save percentage over his prior three starts, but he obviously stumbled against Dallas. Overall, the 28-year-old netminder is 1-3-1 with a .918 save percentage and 2.90 GAA while backing up Elvis Merzlikins in Columbus. Martin's fantasy value is minimal at best in all but the deepest of fantasy formats.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Between pipes Thursday
Martin will defend the home crease versus Dallas on Thursday, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic.
Martin is off to a good start with the Blue Jackets, going 1-2-1 with a 2.62 GAA and .928 save percentage this season. Martin will face the Stars, who have been having trouble lighting the lamp, as they have scored only 32 goals in 11 contests.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Makes 34 saves in loss
Martin saved 34 of 36 shots in a 5-4 overtime loss to Florida on Monday.
Martin didn't get the start, but he entered the contest after Elvis Merzlikins surrendered three goals on 11 shots by 6:09 of the first period. Martin went on to put forth a solid performance, but he couldn't quite seal the deal and was ultimately charged with the loss. He's 1-2-1 with a 2.62 GAA and a .928 save percentage in five outings this year. Martin's strong work in relief Monday might be rewarded with the start at home versus Dallas on Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Gets no help in loss
Martin stopped 31 of 33 shots in Saturday's 2-0 loss to the Islanders.
Martin and Semyon Varlamov put on a goaltending duel, but the Islanders were able to cash in a couple of rebounds. This was a solid effort for Martin, who hadn't played in eight days. He's allowed nine goals on 115 shots over four appearances this season, though Elvis Merzlikins will likely see the bulk of the playing time. The Blue Jackets don't have a back-to-back next week, so it's unclear when Martin might make another start.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Facing Islanders
Martin will defend the home goal Saturday against the Islanders, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
Martin has stopped 75 of 82 shots en route to a 1-1-0 record through three appearances this season. New York has scored just 16 goals over six games during the 2023-24 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Turns aside 36 shots in win
Martin allowed just one goal on 37 shots in Friday's 3-1 win against the Flames.
Martin was making the start with Elvis Merzlikins still under the weather due to an undisclosed illness. He was very sharp against a Calgary side playing the second end of a back-to-back. Martin had lost his past 11 NHL starts dating back to Dec. 27, 2022 against the Sharks, when he was a member of the Canucks.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Gets starting nod Friday
Martin will protect the home goal versus the Flames on Friday, Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site reports.
It was initially indicated Elvis Merzlikins would return from an illness to start, but Martin led the Blue Jackets onto the ice for warmups. Martin has allowed six goals on 45 shots across two appearances (one start) this season, though he has the benefit of facing a Flames team playing the second half of a back-to-back.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Falls to Detroit
Martin allowed four goals on 28 shots in Monday's 4-0 loss to the Red Wings.
Detroit's three-goal second period was enough to hand Martin the loss in his first start with Columbus, as the Blue Jackets failed to provide any support in the loss. The 28-year-old Martin was claimed off waivers from Vancouver in training camp after going 11-15-1 with an .871 save percentage last year. While Elvis Merzlikins (illness) is expected to be available soon, Martin could see occasional work while Daniil Tarasov (knee) remains sidelined.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Starting against Detroit
Martin will patrol the home crease Monday against Detroit, per Jeff Svoboda of the Blue Jackets' official site.
Martin, who stopped 15 of 17 shots in one period of relief against the Rangers on Saturday, will make his first start for Columbus because Elvis Merzlikins (illness) isn't ready to return yet. Jet Greaves, who was added to the Columbus roster Monday on an emergency basis, is slated to serve as the backup goalie.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Appears in relief
Martin made 15 saves on 17 shots in relief Saturday in a 5-3 win over the Rangers.
Starter Elvis Merzlikins, who earned the win, left after two frames with an illness. Martin surrendered a goal to Will Cuylle at 10:53 that pulled the Rangers to within two goals, and allowed another to Chris Kreider during a six-on-four power-play situation. The Blue Jackets are back in action Monday at home against the Red Wings. If Merzlikins isn't ready to return, Martin figures to get the nod in the crease.... See More ... See Less
Blue Jackets' Spencer Martin: Claimed by Columbus
Martin was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jackets on Friday, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
The Blue Jackets needed help between the pipes as they have Elvis Merzlikins as their starter, but had only Daniil Tarasov (knee) and Aaron Dell, who is on a professional tryout, as backup options. While Martin struggled last season, going 11-15-1 with a 3.99 GAA and .871 save percentage for the Canucks, he could help the Blue Jackets in a backup role, at least until Tarasov is healthy again.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Spencer Martin: On waivers Thursday
Martin was placed on waivers by the Canucks on Thursday.
The netminder was the third goalie on the depth chart behind Thatcher Demko and Casey DeSmith. Martin had a terrible 2022-23 campaign with the Canucks, going 11-15-1 with a 3.99 GAA and an .871 save percentage before he was sent to the minors on Feb. 14. He redeemed himself with AHL Abbotsford as he was 7-7-2 with a 2.43 GAA and a .916 save percentage. Look for Martin to be recalled if Demko or DeSmith sustain an injury during the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Spencer Martin: Loaned to AHL Abbotsford
Martin was assigned to AHL Abbotsford on Tuesday, per the AHL transaction page.
Martin cleared waivers prior to being demoted. In 29 NHL contests this campaign, he posted a record of 11-15-1 with a 3.99 GAA and an .871 save percentage. The Canucks brought up netminder Arturs Silovs in a corresponding move to serve as Collin Delia's backup until Thatcher Demko (lower body) returns.... See More ... See Less
Canucks' Spencer Martin: Designated for waivers
Martin was placed on waivers Monday for the purpose of reassignment.
Assuming he clears, Martin will likely be sent down to the minors Tuesday after serving as the backup for Monday's clash with Detroit. Given the decision to reassign Martin, the team appears set to get Thatcher Demko (lower body) back in the lineup against the Rangers on Wednesday, though it has yet to be officially confirmed by the club.... See More ... See Less
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