Campbell, Sharipzianov to Reign; Flinn sent to Monarchs - LA Kings Insider

In some good news regarding the goaltending situation that has turned a corner to healthy and reloaded, Jack Campbell was returned to Ontario from the Kings on Monday afternoon. As was already reported on LAKI today, Kings goalie Jeff Zatkoff (groin) is ready to return to action and, as a result, has now officially been lifted from injured reserve.

Earlier in the day the Reign sent goaltender Jack Flinn back to the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL as Campbell’s reassignment was anticipated.

Campbell was recalled by the Kings on Oct. 22 and appeared in one period of relief, stopping all five shots he faced in the third period of last Tuesday’s loss to Anaheim. In AHL action Campbell is 2-0-0 with a .930 save percentage and 2.48 GAA.

Flinn went 1-1-1 with Ontario with a .869 save percentage and 3.57 GAA.

Defenseman Damir Sharipzianov, 20, has also been recalled by the Reign from the Monarchs. It’s the first defenseman-related move since Kevin Gravel’s recall to the Kings late last week.

In 10 contests with Manchester, the 6-foot-1, left-handed defenseman has two goals and two assists and a plus-7 rating.

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Kevin Gravel

#4 | 6′ 4″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 2/17/1996
Birthplace: KINGSFORD, MI
Position: D

Bio

Gravel made his NHL debut with Los Angeles in the 2015-16 season, skating with the Kings for four games before returning to AHL affiliate Ontario.
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Rob Scuderi

#0 | 6′ 1″ | 212 lb | Age: 37

Born: DOB: 12/30/1978
Birthplace: SYOSSET, NY
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Scuderi is currently playing for the Reign while under contract with the LA Kings. He has won two Stanley Cups, once with the Pittsburgh Penguins and with the Kings.
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Michael Mersch

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 225 lb | Age: 24

Born: DOB: 10/2/1992
Birthplace: PARK RIDGE, IL
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Drafted by the Kings in 2011, Mersch is currently playing forward for the Reign. Last season, he drew into his first NHL game for the Kings, where he registered 2 shots and 3 hits.
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Michael Latta

#24 | 6′ 0″ | 207 lb | Age: 25

Born: 5/25/1991
Birthplace: KITCHENER, ON
Position: F
Handedness: Right

Bio

Prior to turning professional, Latta played major junior hockey in the OHL with the Ottawa 67’s and Guelph Storm. He was drafted into the NHL in 2009 and joined the King’s affiliate Reign in 2016.
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Adrian Kempe

#09 | 6′ 1″ | 187 lb | Age: 20

Born: 9/13/1996
Birthplace: KRAMFORS,SWEDEN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Growing up in Swedan, Kempe made his hockey debut in 2014 in the Swedish Hockey League. He has since been drafted by the Kings, where he is playing for their AHL affiliate team, the Ontario Reign.
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Brett Sutter

#07 | 6′ 0″ | 192 lb | Age: 29

Born: 6/2/1987
Birthplace: CALGARY, AB
Position: C

Bio

Drafted in 2005 by the Calgary Flames, Sutter was traded to the Reign in 2016. He is the son of LA Kings head couch Darryl Sutter, and the eighth member of the Sutter family to play in the NHL.
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