LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have placed forward Marian Gaborik
on injured reserve, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 6-1, 205-pound native of Trencin, Slovakia appeared in 54 games this season with the Kings, recording 22 points (12-10=22) and 20 penalty minutes before leaving last night’s game against the New York Rangers with a lower-body injury.
Selected in the first-round (3rd overall) of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Gaborik has appeared in 933 career NHL games with Minnesota, New York Rangers Columbus and Los Angeles, collecting 773 points (386-387=773), a plus-97 and 450 penalty minutes.
The Kings continue their seven-game road trip tomorrow against the New Jersey Devils beginning at 9:30 a.m. The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West and KABC Radio 790.