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ALEC MARTINEZ RUMORS

Kings activate D Martinez from IR after 18-game absence

  The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Alec Martinez from injured reserve after an 18-game absence with an apparent concussion. The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday. Martinez hasn't played since Feb. 7, when he was hurt in a game at Tampa Bay on a hard check from Cedric Paquette. Martinez has five goals and 12 assists in 45 games this season for...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

L.A. Kings Sign Defenseman Alec Martinez To 6-Year Contract Extension

LOS ANGELES — Alec Martinez became a hockey folk hero with his two playoff series-winning overtime goals last summer. The Los Angeles Kings want him around for six more seasons to make some new memories. The club agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract extension Wednesday with Martinez, the defenseman whose overtime goal won the Stanley Cup for the Kings in June. Martinez has...
Via NESN.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Injury Update: Alec Martinez has surgery for finger, out indefinitely

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez had surgery on his finger Friday morning, but there is no word on a timeline for the six-year veteran's return. #488284859 / gettyimages.com Martinez sustained his injury while blocking a shot midway through a 2-0 loss to the Dallas Stars. He was seen leaving the Staples Center wearing a wrap around his left hand. Martinez' injury forced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez Was Mic’d Up For Stanley Cup Winning Goal

The NHL has had some really good luck with the players they’ve chosen to mic up. Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was mic’d up for his Stanley Cup Clinching goal and it’s pretty awesome to hear. The sheer emotion and excitement in his voice shows you how much these players care. When asked about […] The post Alec Martinez Was Mic’d Up For Stanley Cup Winning Goal...
Via Diehardsport
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Only fitting that Kings win Cup in epic fashion

LOS ANGELES -- Alec Martinez couldn't breathe. He blacked out momentarily, didn't fully realize what was going on. And then he came to, in the grips of his teammates, finally fully grasping the magnitude of the moment: He had just scored a goal to win the Stanley Cup. The Los Angeles Kings, with a rebound and a wrister from their defenseman, were victorious in Game 5 of the Stanley...
Via Fox Sports West
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez the Kings' 'Mr. Overtime'?

LOS ANGELES -- Alec Martinez remembers scoring the winning goal. After that, he's not too sure what happened. For the second time in the Kings' past two playoff series, Martinez delivered the winner. His shot ripped past New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to give the Kings a 3-2 win in the second overtime for their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. But he didn't remember...
Via Fox Sports West
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre McGuire gives Alec Martinez slap on the butt after interview (GIF)

Hope you weren’t expecting any displays of broadcasting professionalism from Pierre McGuire after the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup on Friday night. The NBC broadcaster was on interviewing duties after the Kings won Game 5 3-2 in double overtime to clinch the Cup. McGuire had his chance to speak with the hero, Alex […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Kings’ Alec Martinez Scores Stanley Cup-winning Goal In 2OT

It took nearly six periods of hockey, but the Los Angeles Kings found a way to win Game 5 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final and eliminate the New York Rangers in double overtime. Veteran defenseman Alec Martinez capitalized on a rebound to beat Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist and give his team a 3-2 victory. This is the Kings’ second Stanley Cup title in the last three seasons...
Via NESN.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alec Martinez wins Stanley Cup in double OT

The Los Angles Kings won the Stanley Cup tonight after Alec Martinez put home a rebound at 14:43 of the second overtime period. The two overtime periods were two of the most enternaining I have ever seen. The New York Rangers and Kings both hit the post in the extra frames, and Jonathan Quick and Henrik Lundqvist stood on their heads. Check out Alec Martinez putting home the...
Via Total Sports Blog
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez Scores Kings’ OT Game-Winner Over Blackhawks (Video)

The eighth seeded Los Angeles Kings are headed to the Stanley Cup Final to face the New York Rangers, thanks to a game-winning goal in overtime by Alec Martinez. Martinez scored 5:47 into overtime on Sunday night, lifting the Kings past the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 and capping off an improbable Western Conference run. Martinez’s goal wasn’t anything out of the ordinary, but deflected...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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