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LA Kings Activate Alec Martinez from Injured Reserve

The defenseman, who has been injured since December 8, is expected to return to the lineup tonight against the Ottawa Senators

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have activated defenseman Alec Martinez from the injured reserve list, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Tweet from @lakingsinsider: Martinez in for Walker; other than Quick in for Campbell, doesn't look like we'll see any other changes. Kovalchuk-Kopitar-BrownIafallo-Carter-LeipsicHagelin-Kempe-ToffoliClifford-Thompson-WagnerForbort-DoughtyMuzzin-MartinezPhaneuf-Fantenberg

Martinez, 31, has missed the club's last 14 games after suffering an upper body injury on December 8. In 30 games with the Kings this season, he has 11 points (3-8=11), including two game-winning goals. In 526 career NHL regular season games, all with the Kings, he has 183 points (60-123=183).  

Video: CAR@LAK: Martinez breaks tie in 3rd with tip-in tally

The Kings begin a two-game homestand tonight against Ottawa Senators at 7:30 pm. Purchase a ticket to the game through the esports Ticket Pack and receive a co-branded LA Kings and Los Angeles Valiant New Era Hat!

The homestand concludes on Saturday when the Kings host the Pittsburgh Penguins for Star Wars Night presented by Mammoth Mountain. All fans in attendance will get a Kings and Star Wars beanie. Don't miss it! 

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