LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have assigned forward Michael Mersch to the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 23-year-old Mersch (born Oct. 2, 1992) is a 6-2, 218-pound native of Park Ridge, Ill. who appeared in 17 games this season with the Kings, recording three points (1-2=3) and a plus-1 rating.
Mersch appeared in 34 games with Ontario, where he registered 28 points (19-9=28), a plus-6 rating and 22 penalty minutes. At the time of his recall (Feb. 20), Mersch’s 19 goals led the Reign and ranked tied for 10th in the AHL.
The Kings open up a five-game homestand on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. against the Montreal Canadiens. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio 790.