Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
Alexey Marchenko
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AlexeyMarchenko
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 210
BIRTHDATE: 01/02/1992
AGE: 22
BIRTHPLACE: Moscow, RUS
DRAFTED: DET: 2011-205 overall
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 six years old. … Hockey nickname is Marchy. … Hockey idol as a youth was 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. … 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.