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Top three potential playoff heroes for the Predators

Every year teams make the playoffs with the hope of lifting the Stanley Cup. Some superstars live up to their billings while others fall short. Then there are the pleasant surprises, the heroes that take their team from a contender to the ultimate winner of a long NHL season. Alec Martinez scored two series clinching […] The post Top three potential playoff heroes for the Predators...
Via Along the Boards
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders on Anze Kopitar's goal

  Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Kopitar, who had a goal and five assists in his previous three games, got to a deflected puck off a drive by defenseman Andrej Sekera and fired it past Jaroslav Halak...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings win 3rd straight on trip, top Islanders 3-2

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) Anze Kopitar scored with 4:23 left, defenseman Alec Martinez had two assists, and the Los Angeles Kings won their third straight on their road trip by beating the slumping New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Kopitar, who had a goal and five assists in his previous three games, got to a deflected puck off a drive by defenseman Andrej Sekera and fired it...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The invaluable Alec Martinez

This week, big returns are stealing the headlines for the Kings. With oft-talked about center Mike Richards making his way back to the Kings, many people have been hyper-focused on what he is able to do, and if he still has anything to offer to this year’s team. Going unnoticed by the general masses is […] The post The invaluable Alec Martinez appeared first on Along the Boards.
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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

LA Kings activate Alec Martinez after 18 games out

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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
February 27, 2015  |  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 sign D Martinez to 6-year contract extension

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract extension with Alec Martinez, the defenseman who scored two series-ending overtime playoff goals last June. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday with Martinez, signing another two-time Stanley Cup champion to a long-term deal. Martinez is a dependable defenseman who became an NHL playoff folk hero...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings sign Alec Martinez to 6-year extension

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to a six-year, $24 million contract extension with Alec Martinez, the defenseman who scored two series-ending overtime playoff goals last June. The Kings announced the deal Wednesday with Martinez, signing another two-time Stanley Cup champion to a long-term deal. Martinez is a dependable defenseman who became an NHL playoff folk...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings get Martinez back in physical win over Bruins

Tuesday night's game against the Boston Bruins didn't appear to be anything special at first glance. The Los Angeles Kings won 2-0 and weathered a tough forechecking storm in a game that was billed as a potential Stanley Cup Final preview.  But there were a few key items in this game. One newsworthy, two defining.  The newsworthy item was the return of Alec Martinez. Finally, the...
Via Fox Sports West
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings fined $100K after suspended Voynov skates

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings have been fined $100,000 by the NHL after suspended defenseman Slava Voynov participated in a team workout Tuesday. Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence two weeks ago. The Russian Olympian is barred from all team activities under the terms of his suspension, which began after his arrest Oct. 20. Yet Voynov joined his teammates for...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings fined $100K for allowing suspended Voynov to skate with team

The Los Angeles Kings have been fined $100,000 by the NHL after suspended defenseman Slava Voynov participated in a team workout Tuesday. Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence two weeks ago. The Russian Olympian is barred from all team activities under the terms of his suspension, which began after his arrest Oct. 20. Yet Voynov joined his teammates for their usual morning...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings fined $100K for allowing suspended Voynov to skate with team

The Los Angeles Kings have been fined $100,000 by the NHL after suspended defenseman Slava Voynov participated in a team workout Tuesday. Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence two weeks ago. The Russian Olympian is barred from all team activities under the terms of his suspension, which began after his arrest Oct. 20. Yet Voynov joined his teammates for their usual morning...
Via Fox Sports West
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

L.A. Kings fined $100K after suspended Slava Voynov skates with teammates

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings have been fined $100,000 by the NHL after suspended defenseman Slava Voynov participated in a team workout Tuesday. Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence two weeks ago. The Russian Olympian is barred from all team activities under the terms of his suspension, which began after his arrest Oct. 20. Yet Voynov joined his teammates for...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 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

Kings defenseman Alec Martinez has finger surgery

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Alec Martinez has undergone finger surgery, leaving the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings short of healthy defensemen again. General manager Dean Lombardi told the team's official website that playoff hero Martinez had surgery Friday. Martinez was hurt blocking a shot midway through a 2-0 loss to Dallas. He left Staples Center wearing a wrap on his left...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

A Day With The Cup: Alec Martinez

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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

I Feel Like I’ve Been Dumped

I think it’s safe to say it’s been a rough week for Rangers fans. When Alec Martinez buried the Stanley Cup clinching double overtime goal along with the Blueshirts Friday night, I was in a state of shock. That feeling pretty much continued through Saturday. Father’s Day day gave me a much needed distraction, but Monday is when the real depression started to set in. I couldn’t...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez and Justin Williams Make Margaritas Inside Stanley Cup on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Los Angeles Kings players Alec Martinez and Justin Williams were doing their media tour with the Stanley Cup and the Conn Smythe trophy and were on Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night. Jimmy asked the keeper of the cup, Phil Pritchard, a bunch of outlandish questions wondering what they could do with the cup and eventually […] The post Alec Martinez and Justin Williams Make Margaritas...
Via Diehardsport
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez, Justin Williams, Jimmy Kimmel make margaritas inside Stanley Cup

Why didn't we think of that? Hours after celebrating the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship with the parade and rally in downtown Los Angeles, Alec Martinez (who scored the Game 5 winner in double OT) and Conn Smyte winner Justin Williams paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night. Needless to say, they put the Cup to very good use, turning it into a giant margarita bowl. Phil Pritchard...
Via Fox Sports West
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alec Martinez, Justin Williams, Jimmy Kimmel make margaritas inside Stanley Cup

Why didn't we think of that? Hours after celebrating the LA Kings Stanley Cup Championship with the parade and rally in downtown Los Angeles, Alec Martinez (who scored the Game 5 winner in double OT) and Conn Smyte winner Justin Williams paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel on Monday night. Needless to say, they put the Cup to very good use, turning it into a giant margarita bowl. Phil Pritchard...
Via Fox Sports West
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stanley Cup is a giant Margarita on Jimmy Kimmel

Following their parade and celebration at the Staples Center yesterday afternoon, Alec Martinez and Justin Williams of the Los Angeles Kings headed to the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live to do an appearance with the Stanley Cup. While there, Martinez (the Cup-clinching goal scorer) and Williams (Conn Smythe winner) used the bowl on top of the Cup to make a whole lot of margarita mix with...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Williams, Alec Martinez Make Margaritas In Stanley Cup (Video)

The Stanley Cup victory tour is off to a booze-filled start. Hours after the Los Angeles Kings’ championship parade through the streets of L.A. on Monday, Conn Smythe Trophy winner Justin Williams and Cup-clinching goal scorer Alec Martinez paid a visit to “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” With them on the set was Keeper of the Cup Phil Pritchard, who rattled off a number of things winners...
Via NESN.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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