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Player evaluation: Martinez

ALEC MARTINEZ This season: 27 games played, 1 goal, 4 assists, 5 points, 10 penalty minutes, minus-2 rating The good: Including playoff games, the Kings were 20-11-3 with Martinez in the lineup. Their 6-1 playoff record wasn’t a fluke, as he appeared to give the team a boost in puck advancing an... Read More
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Talking defense with Dean Lombardi

Defense has been a topic of discussion early in the Los Angeles Kings’ season due to the absence of veteran stay-at-home types in Willie Mitchell and Matt Greene and a week-to-week injury to Alec Martinez, who had seen his minutes increase from a season ago. Though Slava Voynov’s emergence as among ... Read More
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Young defensemen show composure

On paper, it wasn't the most obvious of moves. When defenseman Matt Greene returned to the lineup, the Kings chose to pair their two least-experience defensemen, Alec Martinez and Davis Drewiske, together. Drewiske, 26, has 90 games of NHL experience while Martinez, 23, has 19 games. So far, though,... Read More
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Greene, Mitchell updates

As posted earlier, the Kings are hopeful that Matt Greene will be cleared today to play, and that Greene will be able to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Anaheim. ``He's going to do his baseline testing here today, this afternoon, so he will be ready to go, post-holidays,'' Terry Murra... Read More