LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled defenseman Kevin Gravel
from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 24-year-old Gravel (born March 6, 1992) is a 6-4, 199-pound native of Kingsford, Mich. who appeared in five games during the regular season with the Kings, including his first NHL game, Feb. 11 at the NY Islanders.
Selected in the fifth-round (148th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft, Gravel appeared in 55 games this season with Ontario, posting 20 points (7-13=20), a plus-4 rating and 30 penalty minutes. In 118 career AHL games, he has registered 35 points (13-22=35), a plus-16 rating and 55 penalty minutes.
The Kings host the San Jose Sharks tomorrow in Game Two of the Western Conference First Round series between the two clubs. The game can be seen locally on FOX Sports West and heard on KABC AM 790.