The Manchester Monarchs, the Kings’ AHL affiliate, today announced their “clear-day roster.’’ Per league rules, “only those players listed on a team’s Clear Day roster are eligible to compete in the remainder of the 2011-12 AHL regular season and in the 2012 Calder Cup Playoffs, unless emergency conditions arise as a result of recall, injury or suspension. Teams may also add signed junior players or players on amateur tryout contracts after their respective junior or college seasons are complete.’’ The players listed below as “in residence’’ can also join the roster in case of injuries. The Monarchs are fighting for a playoff spot. They’re in ninth place in the Eastern Conference with 16 games remaining.
Goaltenders: Martin Jones, Jeff Zatkoff.
Defensemen: Andrew Campbell, Nick Deslauriers, Thomas Hickey, David Kolomatis, Patrick Mullen, Jake Muzzin.
Forwards: Justin Azevedo, Marc-Andre Cliche, Richard Clune, Robbie Czarnik, Trent Hunter (veteran), Ray Kaunisto, Dwight King (recalled), Brandon Kozun, Stefan Legein, Andrei Loktionov, David Meckler (exempt), Ethan Moreau (veteran, injured), Jordan Nolan (recalled) and Linden Vey.
In residence: Jordan Hill (D), Alex Hudson (F), Justin Johnson (F).