LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled defensemen Jeff Schultz
and Nick Ebert
from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 29-year-old Schultz (born Feb. 25, 1986) is a 6-6, 217-pound native of Calgary, Alberta who has appeared in 20 games this season with Ontario, where he has registered three points (0-3=3), a plus-7 rating and 10 penalty minutes.
Schultz appeared in one game earlier this season with the Kings, going scoreless with one shot on goal and 18:15 TOI.
The 21-year-old Ebert (born May 11, 1994) is a 6-0, 203-pound native of Livingston, N.J. who has appeared in 16 games this season with Ontario, where he has registered four points (0-4=4), a plus-7 rating and four penalty minutes.
Ebert has appeared in 61 career AHL regular-season games, where he has posted 18 points (8-10=18), a plus-20 rating and 22 penalty minutes.
Kings forwards, Kyle Clifford (retroactive to Dec. 6) and Trevor Lewis (retroactive to Dec. 4) have both been placed on injured reserve.
The Kings six-game road trip continues tonight at 4:30 pm in Ottawa. The game will be televised on FOX Sports West and on the radio on KABC AM 790.