The LA Kings have assigned forward Matt Luff to the Ontario Reign (AHL), Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.
The 21-year-old Luff (born May 5, 1997) is a 6-2, 196-pound native of Oakville, Ontario who has appeared in 30 games this season with the Kings, posting 10 points (7-3=10) and nine penalty minutes in his first NHL season.
Video: VAN@LAK: Luff dekes out Markstrom on breakaway
The rookie forward scored his first NHL goal on the road against in St. Louis on Nov. 19 as the Kings defeated the Blues, 2-0.
Video: LAK@STL: Luff nets the first goal of his career
He played in nine games earlier this season with Ontario, recording 12 points (6-6=12), a plus-6 rating and eight penalty minutes.
The Kings host the St. Louis Blues today at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NBCSN, the NBCSN App, and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.