First season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 5/30/13...Assigned by Detroit, 9/23/13...Recalled by Detroit, 1/2/14...Assigned by Detroit, 1/13/14.
: Registered nine points (4-5—9) in 44 games in his first full season in the KHL with CSKA Moscow…Skated with the likes of Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk during the lockout and finished 13th on the club in scoring and fourth among defensemen…Suited up in seven postseason games but did not record a point. 2011-12
: Limited to just 11 combined regular season games between CSKA and CSKA Jr. (MHL) due to injury…Did not record a point in six KHL games and picked up six points (2-4—6) in five games in Russia’s top junior circuit…Returned to appear in 19 playoff games with CSKA Jr., helping the club reach the league finals…Led MHL defensemen and tied for second among all players with 18 points (4-14—18) in 19 postseason contests. 2010-11
: Split the season between the KHL and MHL, registering two points in 22 professional games and 38 points (5-33—38) in 36 games at the junior level…Led all MHL defensemen in scoring and helped CSKA Jr. capture the league championship…Tied for fifth on the team in the postseason with 11 points (3-8—11)…Ranked 18th overall in playoff scoring and led all blueliners. 2009-10
: Debuted in the KHL for CSKA, appearing in 10 games as an 18-year-old…Logged 34 points (11-23—34) and a team-best plus-26 rating for CSKA Jr…Led the team’s defensemen in scoring and ranked third among MHL defensemen…Placed eighth on the club overall in points. 2008-09
: Skated in 38 games with CSKA Moscow’s junior club, tallying 18 points (3-15—18) and 40 penalty minutes.
: Lives in Moscow, Russia…Married to Uliana…Has two dogs, Emma and Afino…Greatest hockey memory is winning the league championship during the 2010-11 season with CSKA Jr….Began playing hockey at the age of six…Hockey nickname is Marchy…Hockey idol as a youth is Sergei Zubov…Greatest influence on his hockey career was watching the 1998 Olympic games…Plans on being involved with business and hockey after his playing career…First job was playing hockey…Proudest accomplishment is getting drafted by the Red Wings…Most exciting place he’s visited is on top of a volcano in the Canary Islands…Also speaks Russian…Played tennis growing up…Once met Roberto Carlos, a famous Brazilian soccer player…Favorite foods are pasta and filet mignon…Favorite TV show is Top Gear…Favorite website is nhl.com…Favorite author is Jean-Christophe Grange…Roots for Barcelona soccer…Enjoys soccer, fishing and cars.