Spencer Machacek RW PIT 11 Months

Spencer Machacek has been traded to Pittsburgh in exchange for Paul Thompson.

He has nine goals and 19 points in 34 games with AHL Springfield this season. In 25 NHL outings, he has nine points.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Jun 30 '79

Spencer Machacek was sent to the minors on Thursday.

He will have to clear waivers first though. Columbus also assigned Alex Aleardi, Sean Collins, Jake Hansen, Andrew Joudrey, Jeremy Langlois, Broc Little, Spencer Machacek, Jonathan Marchessault, Lukas Sedlak, Dalton Smith and Trent Vogelhuber; and defensemen Thomas Larkin, Joe Lavin, Austin Madaisky, Patrick McNeill, Blake Parlett and Frederic St. Denis to AHL Springfield. McNeill and St. Denis also have to clear waivers before reporting to the minors.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Apr 29 '79

The Columbus Blue Jackets have re-signed Spencer Machacek.

Columbus acquired Machacek from the Winnipeg Jets in March in exchange for Tomas Kubalik. Machacek had 16 goals and 39 points in 75 AHL games last season.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Dec 19 '78

The Columbus Blue Jackets received winger Spencer Machacek in exchange for Tomas Kubalik from the Winnipeg Jets.

Neither player is expected to be a difference-maker in fantasy, if they're even playing at the NHL level with regularity.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Oct 29 '78

Spencer Machacek has been returned to AHL St. John's.

Machacek has 18 points and 26 penalty minutes in 36 AHL games in 2012-13. He might end up getting some playing time with the Jets later this season.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Oct 16 '78

Spencer Machacek potted a goal in St. John's 3-2 loss to Manchester on Friday night.

Machacek isn't the most offensively-skilled player, but he's a hard worker who could find a niche in a bottom-six role in the NHL. Thus far, he has 17 points in 35 AHL games.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Sep 09 '78

Spencer Machacek registered two assists in the St. John's IceCaps' 3-2 win over the Adirondack Phantoms.

Machacek has five points in his last two AHL games. He had 50 points in 61 AHL contests and another nine points in 13 games with the Winnipeg Jets last season.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Sep 08 '78

Spencer Machacek contributed three assists for St. John's in a 6-0 win over Providence on Sunday.

His offensive outburst helped him put an end to his 13-game pointless drought. Machacek was very productive last season in the AHL with 50 points in 61 contests, so his eight points after 19 matches this campaign is troubling. He had nine points in 13 appearances with the Jets in 2011-12 as well, so if he can turn the corner then he could see time with the big club once the lockout is over.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Aug 04 '78

Spencer Machacek scored two goals in the St. John's IceCaps 8-7 win over Portland Tuesday night.

Machacek recorded 50 points in 61 games with the IceCaps last season while also contributing nine points in 13 NHL contests with the Jets. Alexander Burmistrov also notched a goal and an assist in the victory.

Spencer Machacek RW PIT Jul 02 '78

Spencer Machacek has signed with the AHL St. John's IceCaps.

Machacek had 50 points and 48 penalty minutes in 61 AHL games last season and another nine points in 13 contests with the Winnipeg Jets. He re-signed with the Jets over the summer.