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Alec Martinez

Alec Martinez  #27

Los Angeles Kings  Defenseman
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: July 26, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Rochester Hills, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: LAK / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (95th overall)
2014-15: Surpassed his career-high in assists (16) and tied his career-high in points (22) Registered two assists (0-2=2), March 26 at NYI Missed 18 games due to an upper-body injury, Feb. 9-March 18 Tied his career-high with three points (1-2=3; second time, both in 2014-15), Jan. 3 vs. NSH; also tied a career-high with a plus-3 rating (third time) Logged a career-high 27:06 TOI, Dec. 30 vs. EDM Blocked eight shots, Dec. 20 vs. ARI Tallied a career-high three assists (0-3=3; set his career-high in points, and later in the season he tied it), Nov. 8 vs. VAN and became the first Kings defenseman since Slava Voynov to record three-or-more assists in a game (March 9, 2013 vs. CGY; 0-3=3); recorded a career-tying plus-3 rating Tallied a career-tying two-game goal streak (2-0=2), Oct. 31-Nov. 2.
CCHA First All-Star Team (2008) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2008) Signed as a free agent by TPS Turku (Finland), October 5, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Allen (CHL), December 31, 2012.
Quote of the Day

We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
World Cup of Hockey 2016