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ALEC MARTINEZ RUMORS

Champs place Cup hero Martinez on IR with apparent concussion

A day after acquiring defenseman Andrej Sekera from the Carolina Hurricanes, the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday placed defenseman and Stanley Cup hero Alec Martinez on injured reserve to make room for their addition. Martinez has been out since Feb. 7, when he suffered an apparent concussion against the Tampa Bay Lightning. According to The Associated Press, there is no timetable...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Martinez on loss to Jets: 'You can't give up that many goals and expect to win'

Are the Los Angeles Kings in dire straights or are they on the up-and-up again? It's difficult to tell at the moment. The Kings earned a point Saturday, and showed gritty resolve in a comeback effort. But the problem was that the Winnipeg Jets had some comeback in them too. The Kings have now lost five of their last seven games, including three-straight, punctuated by a 5-4 shootout...
Via Fox Sports West
January 11, 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

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

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

Los Angeles Kings: Alec Martinez a Crowning Jewel on Defense

Alec Martinez is a vital part to the Los Angeles Kings’ success (via LetsGoKings) And the awaited return is coming at just the right point in the season. With playoffs looming, the Kings have begun to hit their stride. The Kings’ most recent road trip was capped with a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, tying the longest road winning streak in team history set from Dec...
Via Grandstand University
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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