The LA Kings have activated defenseman Joakim Ryan from injured reserve, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.
Ryan has missed the last 10 games due to a lower-body injured suffered on Dec. 27 against San Jose. Prior to the injury, he had recorded three points (1-2=3) while averaging 18:48 in time on ice in 27 games this season.
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The Rumson, N.J. native is in his first season with the Kings and has skated in 133 career NHL games, registering 22 points (4-18=22) between the Kings and Sharks.
The Kings host the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at Staples Center. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBCSN andthe LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.