Alec Martinez just breathed a sign of relief.
Davis Drewiske brings his Stanley Cup ring to a team that hasn't won a Stanley Cup since... they beat the Kings. Maybe he'll be THEIR good luck charm.
Solid #6 - nothing fancy - will get his 11-12 minutes.
Does this signal another deal for the Kings?
I'm sure Lombardi doesn't want to...
Per Dennis Bernstein tweet - "Kings and Sabres are in trade talks. A league source says LA will trade with Buffalo. We shall see."
Based on the mistakes that the overworked Rob Scuderi made last night as well as Darryl Sutter calling out Alec Martinez two nights ago and then benching him last night, Sutter might be bringing back an old familiar face in Robyn Regehr ...
Alec Martinez, defenseman for the LA Kings, will require surgery after taking a puck off the face during a game for Finland's TPS Turku. The shot, one that came from the point, struck Martinez as he tried to prevent an opposing forward from positioning himself in the crease. Video of the injury can be seen below. It's always scary when you see an opposing player frantically...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Los Angeles Kings defender Alec Martinez was injured on Tuesday. Alec Martinez
He was taken to a local hospital after being struck in the face with the puck while he was playing in SM-Liiga action. His TPS Turku coach said it doesn’t appear to be good.
He may have suffered a concussion. Or worse,...
This was a hard legal hit by former Miami RedHawk and current Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alex Martinez put a monstrous hit on former Fighting Sioux and current New Jersey Devils forward Travis Zajac during the 05:22 mark of the second period. I think it's going to be safe to say that both teams are going to take a couple of day to heal after this series is over.
He’s 24, a second-year NHL player, a defenseman, and, more importantly, a Stanley Cup Finals goal scorer.
Alec Martinez is a few years shy of being a household name, but his goal tonight staged the precedence when that time comes.
The offensive defender six goals (12 points) this regular season and five goals (16 points) the season before.
Here he is getting involved...
I’m not that great of a lip reader, but I think this was what Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur yelled at referee Dan O’Halloran after Alec Martinez’s goal in Game 3 that put the Kings up 1-0:
“Bullsh**. Hey, you can’t make that call. … Enough. F***. It was right under my pad. He was f*****g whacking at it.”
Too bad, Marty. That goal’s not getting erased off the scoreboard...
Alec Martinez, Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams scored first-period goals, and the Los Angeles Kings kept pace in the Western Conference playoff picture with a 4-2 victory over the fading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
The Kings won the Freeway Faceoff series 5-1. Last season, the Ducks swept a season-ending home-and-home set with their Southern California rivals to clinch a playoff...
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March 17, 2012
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Alec Martinez, Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams scored first-period goals, and the Los Angeles Kings kept pace in the Western Conference playoff picture with a 4-2 victory over the fading Anaheim Ducks on Friday night.
The Kings won the Freeway Faceoff series 5-1. Last season, the Ducks swept a season-ending home-and-home set with their Southern California...
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The Los Angeles Kings placed defenseman Alec Martinez on injured reserve with an upper body injury on Monday.
The club also called up rookie Slava Voynov from Manchester of the American Hockey League.
Martinez, in his second year, was hurt in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Minnesota Wild when he was checked into the boards by Warren Peters, who earned a five-minute major penalty...