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Lizotte, Luff Recalled by LA Kings following NHL All-Star Break

Kings look to add speed and youth to lineup as Blake Lizotte and Matt Luff rejoin lineup

by LA Kings @LAKings /

The LA Kings announced today that the team has recalled forwards Blake Lizotte and Matt Luff from Ontario, according to Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake.

Video: Blake Lizotte's journey to the LA Kings

Lizotte, 22, returns to the Kings after being loaned to Ontario last Thursday (Jan. 23). He skated in one game with the Reign in which he was held scoreless.

Video: LAK@MTL: Lizotte swats shot home for first NHL goal

The Lindstrom, Minnesota native has played in 45 games for the Kings this season, registering 15 points (4-11=15) before suffering a lower-body injury against the Dallas Stars on Jan. 8.

Video: Matt Luff's road to becoming a full-time NHL player

Luff, who was reassigned to Ontario last Sunday (Jan. 19), rejoins the Kings after a two-goal effort in two appearances with the Reign this week. The 22-year-old extended his AHL point total to 12 points (5-7=12) and a plus-4 rating through 17 games with the Reign this season.

Video: LAK@ANA: Luff spots loose puck, taps it in for opener

In 17 games with the Kings this season, the Oakville, Ontario native has registered five points (1-4=5).

The Kings return to game action Wednesday (Jan. 29) when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning at STAPLES Center. Puck drop is set for 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on NBCSN and on the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.

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