LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Willie Mitchell from the injured reserve list (lower body injury) and have assigned forward Ethan Moreau to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings PresidentGeneral Manager Dean Lombardi announced Saturday.
Mitchell has missed the last three games due to the injury, which he suffered on Dec. 1 in a game against Florida. In 25 games this season he has six points (1-5=6), six penalty minutes and a plus-4 rating. Mitchell is expected to play tonight.
Moreau, who cleared waivers this morning, had four points (1-3=4) and 20 penalty minutes in 28 games this season.