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LA Kings Recall Forward Michael Mersch from Ontario Reign

Leading scorer for AHL's Ontario Reign earns call-up as LA Kings continue road trip against Pittsburgh Penguins

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings have recalled forward Michael Mersch from the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced today.

Mersch has appeared in 45 games this season with the Reign, posting 33 points (18-15=33), a plus-4 rating and eight penalty minutes.

At the time of his recall, he led all Reign players in points and power-play goals (9), and ranks tied for fifth in the league for power-play goals.

Mersch appeared in 17 games with the Kings during the 2015-16 season, recording three points (1-2=3) and a plus-1 rating.

Video: LAK@EDM: Mersch jams home his first NHL goal

The Kings return to action tomorrow, continuing their season-long seven-game road trip against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The game will be broadcast on FOX Sports West, FOX Sports GO and KABC Radio 790 with pregame shows beginning at 3:30 p.m.

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