LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have recalled left wing Ryan Flinn from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League and have assigned goaltender Adam Hauser to the Monarchs, Kings President, Hockey Operations/General Manager Dave Taylor announced today.
Flinn, 25, has one assist in five games this season with the Monarchs and he leads the team with 38 penalty minutes. The 6-5, 248-pound native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, has not appeared in a regular season game with the Kings this season. Signed by the Kings as a free agent on January 2, 2002, Flinn has one goal and 79 penalty minutes in 29 career NHL games – all with the Kings. He will wear sweater No. 49.
Hauser was recalled by the Kings on November 14 but did not appear in a game. The 25-year-old has a record of 5-2-1, a goals-against-average of 3.55 and a save-percentage of .894 in eight games with the Monarchs this season. Hauser, a 6-2, 194-pound native of Bovey, Minnesota, was signed by the Kings as a free agent on July 8, 2004.
The Kings (13-6-1, 27 points; tied with Dallas for first place in the Pacific Division) conclude a two-game homestand at STAPLES Center versus Colorado tonight at 7:30 p.m. The contest will air on FSN West, on KSPN Radio 710 and along the Kings Radio Network.