The Los Angeles Kings have assigned left wing Noah Clarke to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
Clarke, 27, has played in three games with the Kings this season and has zero points and zero penalty minutes. In nine games this season with Manchester, he has nine points (5-4=9), four power play goals and zero penalty minutes. A 5-9, 185-pound native of La Verne, California, Clarke has one point (0-1=1) and zero penalty minutes in 10 career NHL games – all with the Kings. He was originally selected by the Kings in the ninth-round (250th overall) of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.
The Kings play the Phoenix Coyotes tomorrow afternoon, Saturday, at 1 p.m. as their five-game homestand at STAPELS Center concludes. The game will air on FSN Prime Ticket, KTLK AM 1150 and along the Kings Radio Network.