According to analyst Aaron Ward, among others, restricted free agent Alexey Marchenko has re-signed with Detroit.
Alexei Marchenko resigns with Detroit Red Wings.
— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) July 1, 2016
Restricted free agent defenseman Alexey Marchenko gets a two-year deal with an average cap hit of $1.45 million to stay in Detroit.
— Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) July 1, 2016
The $2.9 million deal will likely serve as a bridge deal.
In 66 regular season games last season, Marchenko scored two goals and nine assists. He was scoreless in his three playoff games, with 10 penalty minutes.