I’m not going to lie, when I said I could grab the Martin Marincin news hit, I figured that he got called up because I haven’t seen him in a while.
But no, he’s been here the whole time, he just hasn’t played.
Defenceman Martin Marincin has been loaned to the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). #LeafsForever
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) November 29, 2019
Marincin got off to a solid start this season, making the starting lineup out of camp alongside Rasmus Sandin. But then Justin Holl started to play well on the bottom pair, and once Travis Dermott came back, that left Marincin to be a consistent healthy scratch for the Leafs.
Marincin has played one game since Oct. 21, and that game was against Philadelphia when Jake Muzzin was injured. The Oct. 21 game was an adventure for Marincin, and likely saw him scratched because of, well, this:
Martin Marincin everybody. “I’d like to try goalie tonight Fred” pic.twitter.com/7x4kPmY9Ij
— NOBES (@KrisNoble71) October 21, 2019
Marincin got no points in his seven games with the Leafs, had a 47.77% 5v5 CF% and a 43.74% 5v5 xGF%. So yeah, he wasn’t really good.
But, he’ll likely see some success with …
Author: Scott Maxwell / The Leafs Nation