LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have assigned forward Trevor Lewis
to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (AHL), Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced Tuesday.
Lewis, 21, the Kings’ first round draft choice (17th overall after the Kings drafted goaltender Jonathan Bernier 11th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, has played in six games with the Kings this season, recording three points (1-2=3) and zero penalty minutes. The 6-1, 204-pounder from Salt Lake City made his Kings/NHL debut at Buffalo on Dec. 19, and he collected his first career Kings/NHL goal at Detroit on Dec. 20.
In 28 games with Manchester this season, Lewis has 19 points (8-11=19) and 18 penalty minutes, and his 19 points were tied for the team lead at the time of his recall to the Kings on Dec. 18.