The deluge of injuries continue for the Red Wings. Already #1 in terms of injuries via Man-Games Lost, the Red Wings lost defenseman Alexey Marchenko to an upper body injury during Sunday’s game against Calgary. The Red Wings tweeted the news after the start of the third period.
Marchenko has been a regular on the Detroit blue line, playing 18 games this season and registering four assists. His injury is just another in a long line of wounded Wings, as Detroit has 137 man-games lost to injury while Buffalo is a distant second with 116. Thomas Vanek, Andreas Athanasiou, Niklas Kronwall, and Darren Helm are just a few of the names who have spent time nursing an injury.