The LA Kings have recalled defenseman Kevin Gravel from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.
The 25-year-old Gravel (born March 6, 1992) is a 6-5, 212-pound native of Kingsford, Mich. who has appeared in 24 games this season with Ontario, recording nine points (3-6=9) and 15 penalty minutes.
Selected by the Kings in the fifth-round (148th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Gravel did not appear in any games during his recent recall to the Kings on Dec. 20.
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The Kings host the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 7 p.m. at STAPLES Center after the league-wide three-day holiday break.
The game will be broadcast on NBCSN and KABC Radio 790.