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Mark Fayne looking forward to larger western opponents in move from Devils to Oilers

Mark Fayne has spent most of his life on the East Coast. But when an opportunity arose to go west, the Nashua, N.H., product jumped at it. Fayne, 27, will join the Edmonton Oilers blue-line this season, having signed as a free agent from the New Jersey Devils. On Tuesday, Fayne was touring his new city. "They (Devils) tried to keep me, but they also have a lot of guys in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers Grab Fayne and Pouliot by   Curtis Morrison

The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenseman Mark Fayne and forward Benoit Pouliot to long-term deals, with Fayne signing for four years, and Pouliot getting a five year deal. Fayne spent last season with the New Jersey Devils, putting up 11 points in 71 games and performing as an underrated possession-based defenseman. He’ll be making 3.5 million per year over 4 [...]
Via The Hockey House
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fayne and Pouliot to Edmonton

#Oilers sign D Mark Fayne 4 years and Benoit Pouliot 5 years. — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) July 1, 2014 Oilers sign Benoit Pouliot to five-year, $20 M deal — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2014 Fayne ends up with $3.5M/yr for four years. Pouliot, $4M/yr for five years. That's a quick $34 million spent by Oilers. #SNSigningSeason — Mark...
Via Kukla's Korner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooks: Rangers may target Mark Fayne, Ryan Carter

Per Larry Brooks, the Rangers may target ex-Devils Mark Fayne (27-year-old right-handed defenseman) and Ryan Carter (30-year-old left-handed center). It is assumed that Carter could feasibly replace the minutes played by the soon-to-be-departed Brian Boyle, and Fayne could replace the minutes played by the surely-to-receive-a-ridiculous-contract Anton Stralman. Looking at Fayne first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Interested In Devils Free Agents, Not Dominic Moore

And the hot stove is officially burning as the rumors surrounding the Rangers are rampant. Larry Brooks at the New York Post reports that the Rangers have “checked in with and have legitimate interest in” Devils UFA defenseman Mark Fayne as a possible replacement for Anton Stralman. The 27-year old, right-handed defenseman had four goals and seven assists last season while playing...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers interested in Devils’ Fayne, Carter

Larry Brooks is reporting that the Rangers have ‘legitimate’ interest in soon to be former Devils defenseman Mark Fayne. Glen Sather is clearly getting his ducks in a row in the event that Anton Stralman‘s demands exceeds the team’s budget. The Rangers have already checked in on Dan Boyle, but the most logical replacement for Stralman is probably Fayne. At least in term...
Via Save By Richter
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Fayne ahead of schedule in groin rehab

Defenseman Mark Fayne is “ahead of schedule” in his rehab following April 22 surgery to repair the core muscle in his left groin, but there have been no meaningful talks with the Devils regarding a new contract. Fayne, who turned 27 Thursday, can become an unrestricted free agent July 1. He earned $1.4 million in 2013-14. “We have not heard from the Devils yet, but I hope...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils get statement win against St. Louis

The New Jersey Devils kicked off their difficult three game home stand in style Tuesday night with a dominant 7-1 victory against the St. Louis Blues.  Mark Fayne and Ryan Carter each scored in the first three minutes of the game and the Devils maintained that early momentum for the rest of the game.  Blues goaltender Brian Elliott was pulled from the game in the first period after...
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Todd Cordell: Merrill Expected to Make Decision Soon + Notes on Semin, Fayne Extension

News broke earlier this week when the New Jersey Devils announced that they have hired Matt Shaw and Scott Stevens to become the team's new assistant coaches. Yesterday the Devils continued to make news as they signed defenseman Mark Fayne to a two-year contract extension. Here are some notes on Fayne's extension, Alex Semin, Jon Merrill and more. - I'll start with...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Devils' Fayne out 3-4 months

New Jersey Devils defenseman Mark Fayne had wrist surgery on Friday and may miss the start of the 2012-13 season, reported. Fayne had the scapholunate ligament of his left wrist repaired, and that typically sidelines a player for 3-4 months. Fayne, 25, is one of three players the Devils tendered qualifying offers to on Monday. He had four goals and 13 assists while playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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