January 2, 1992 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)|
|Grand Rapids Griffins
|NHL Draft||205th overall, 2011
Detroit Red Wings
Alexei Igorevich Marchenko (born January 2, 1992) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman, who is currently playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League (AHL). Marchenko was drafted 205th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.
During the 2009–10 season, Marchenko appeared in 43 games for CSKA's junior club, Red Army of the MHL, and recorded 11 goals and 12 assists as well as going scoreless in two playoff games for the club. He also appeared in 10 KHL games for CSKA Moscow and failed to register a point.
During the 2010–11 season, Marchenko recorded 38 points in 36 games for Red Army, along with three goals and eight assists in 15 playoff games, to help his club capture the Kharlamov Cup. He also appeared in 23 KHL games for CSKA, where he recorded two assists.
During the 2011–12 season, Marchenko skated in six games for CSKA Moscow in the KHL and was impressive in the MHL playoffs after missing most of the season, due to a knee injury. He was scoreless in his brief KHL stint. He skated in five regular season games for Red Army in the MHL, recording two goals and four assists. Marchenko was the leading scorer amongst defensemen for Red Army in the playoffs, finishing with four goals and 14 assists. The defending Kharlamov Cup champions, Red Army was defeated by Omskie Yastrebi in the MHL finals.
During the 2012–13 season, Marchenko played 44 games for CSKA Moscow in his first full KHL season. He recorded four goals and five assists. CSKA finished first in the Tarasov Division and swept Lev Praha before falling to Dynamo Moscow in the Western Conference semifinals. Marchenko saw limited ice time in seven playoff games; finishing with no points nor penalty minutes.
During the 2013–14 season, Marchenko was assigned to the Red Wings's AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins. In his rookie season, Marchenko recorded three goals and 15 assists in 49 games. On January 4, 2014, Marchenko made his NHL debut in a game against the Dallas Stars. On February 23, 2014, in a game against the Milwaukee Admirals, Marchenko went feet-first into the boards, and suffered a severe high ankle sprain. An MRI revealed a fractured bone and a day later he had surgery in Grand Rapids where doctors inserted stabilizing screws into his ankle. As a result, he missed the remainder of the season.
|Competitor for Russia|
|World Junior A Challenge|
Marchenko represented Russia at the 2009 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, where he recorded three assists in five games.
Regular season and playoffs
|2013–14||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||49||3||15||18||14||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||1||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2014–15||Grand Rapids Griffins||AHL||51||3||17||20||26||11||0||4||4||2|
|2014–15||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||13||1||1||2||2||3||0||0||0||0|
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