The LA Kings have assigned forward Blake Lizotte to Ontario (AHL), according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.
Lizotte, 22, has played in 45 games for the Kings this season. He has 15 points including four goals.
Video: VGK@LAK: Lizotte taps home a shorthanded goal
The 5-7, 172-pounder from Lindstrom, Minnesota made his NHL debut last season with the Kings appearing in one game. The St. Cloud State product has not played in the American Hockey League since signing with the Kings as a free agent last April.
Video: Blake Lizotte's journey to the LA Kings
The Kings are currently on a break due to the NHL bye week and the NHL All-Star Break.
They next return to action on Wednesday, January 29 when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at STAPLES Center.
The game starts at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBCSN and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.