Marincin looks like a win in Oilers’ season of losing

When a young Grant Fuhr was fighting a Battle of the Bulge at one of his early Edmonton Oilers training camps, his boss, Glen Sather, sarcastically stuck a Jenny Craig diet book in the goalie’s dressing room stall. Or was it between Fuhr’s goalie pads? Whatever, it was a shot Fuhr handled just like an Al MacInnis slapshot. He cut back on the caloric intake. Rookie defenceman...
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Graph Du Jour: Marincin v. Jultz

I guess we can retire the Jultz nickname now that we’re blessedly down to a single Schultz in the Oilers lineup but I thought that this graph was kind of interesting. It’s a rolling comparison of the Corsi% of Martin Marincin and Justin Schultz in the 26 games that Marincin has played this year. I [...]
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Henderson: Just A Little Patience

The emergence of Martin Marincin is both a pleasant surprise and reassuring of the job the Oilers have done stockpiling young Defensemen. The contents of the Organizational Cupboard are made up almost entirely of defensemen, which is a good thing because at the NHL level that is exactly what they need. The young Slovak, appearing in his 1st Olympics, was likely the 3rd best prospect...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Eakins: Bruins’ Chara promised he’d help Marincin

The 2014 Winter Olympics can be a lot of different things to different players. For Edmonton Oilers defenseman Martin Marincin, it’s a golden opportunity to learn from one of the game’s elite. Marincin, 21, has only played in 19 NHL contests, but he’ll be making the trip to Sochi and playing for Team Slovakia with Boston’s Zdeno Chara. Oilers coach Dallas Eakins has known...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers sending three — Ales Hemsky, Anton Belov and Martin Marincin — to Olympics

Taylor Hall may not be going to the Olympics, but the Edmonton Oilers will be represented in Sochi. Ales Hemsky, Anton Belov and Martin Marincin have all be selected for their national teams at the Olympic tournament in February. Hemsky will suit up for the Czech Republic, while Belov got the call for Russia and Marincin will play for Slovakia. “Going to the Olympics is always...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Marincin lifts Oilers past Flames

Martin Marincin beat Joni Ortio with a wrist shot with 4:02 left to give the Edmonton Oilers a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Saturday night in a split-squad exhibition game. Ryan Jones opened the scoring for Edmonton in the first period, and David Perron made it 2-0 in the second. Emile Poirier and Mike Cammalleri scored for Calgary early in the third. Jason LaBarbera...
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September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

The Marty Party at the IIHF World Juniors

The only country at the IIHF World Juniors to have two Edmonton Oilers’ prospects was Slovakia, and so for many Slovakia became a fan favourite. Defenceman Martin Marincin, at the time played for the Prince George Cougars, but has since been traded to the Regina Pats was paired up with fellow Slovakian and Oil Kings defenceman Martin Gernat. Fondly, these two were referred to as...
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January 22, 2012  |  Discuss

#5 Prospect: Martin Marincin

Winter 2011: #5Summer 2011: #7Winter 2010: #4Summer 2010: #9Martin Marincin is a dirty bugger. This isn't ordinarily celebrated on this blog, but it's part of his resume and so I wanted to discuss it. Marincin's famous WJ hit on the American Zucker was followed by another "incident" this fall in the WHL. That's a filty hit, folks. Dangerous. Marincin'...
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November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

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