Alec Martinez stepped right into the Los Angeles Kings’ lineup for the first time since April 2 and provided quality minutes in a crucial 1-0 home victory over the St. Louis Blues. He jumped into a four-on-three rush on his first shift and earned an assist on Slava Voynov’s goal in an effective ... Full Story
Jonathan Bernier left the ice first at the morning skate, meaning he has been tabbed as tonight's starter against the Minnesota Wild.
Alec Martinez stayed on for extra work with Jonathan Quick; the two were joined by Dustin Penner.
Robyn Regehr will skate five-on-five with Keaton Ellerby as no... Full Story
After the win over St. Louis, Darryl Sutter commended the play of his “four kids” on defense, mentioning Jake Muzzin, Keaton Ellerby, Slava Voynov and Drew Doughty by name.
After today's morning skate, Sutter made it quite clear that he hadn’t simply forgotten Alec Martinez’s name while evaluati... Full Story
Alec Martinez will enter the Kings lineup in the place of Davis Drewiske for tonight's game against Nashville.
"It was just a matter of getting practices in and things like that," said Martinez, who missed eight games due to an upper-body injury. Los Angeles was 6-2-0 in his absence.
The 25-ye... Full Story
Defenseman Alec Martinez has been activated from injured reserve and is eligible to play in tonight's game in Vancouver. Defenseman Andrew Campbell has been reassigned to AHL-Manchester.
Martinez missed seven games with an upper body injury suffered early in the first period of a 4-1 win at St. L... Full Story
On his recovery from an upper-body injury:
“I’m feeling good now. It’s just a matter of getting practices in. Darryl hasn’t told me anything yet, but I’m ready to go. But it’s obviously a coach’s decision. I understand if he wanted me to get a couple of practices in first, but I felt good out there... Full Story
Defenseman Alec Martinez is skating with the full team at practice today. He had previously skated with Simon Gagne, Brad Richardson, Andrew Campbell and Jonathan Bernier on Tuesday. Martinez suffered an upper-body injury during a 4-1 win in St. Louis on February 11.
In 11 games this season, Mart... Full Story
Alec Martinez has not taken the ice at the Toyota Sports Center this morning as he looks to return from an upper body injury suffered in St. Louis on February 11. More to come following today's practice.... Full Story
With Alec Martinez expected to miss at least a week due to an upper-body injury, defenseman Andrew Campbell has been recalled from AHL-Manchester for the second time in a week. Campbell played in one game with the Monarchs - Manchester's third annual Pink in the Rink game - and recorded a goal, an a... Full Story
As posted earlier, Alec Martinez's injury isn't expected to keep the 25-year old defenseman out of the lineup for an extended period of time. It remains classified as an "upper-body injury".
Darryl Sutter, on how much time he expects Martinez to miss:
"He’ll be at least a week. At least."
Sut... Full Story
Per Darryl Sutter 15 minutes ago, Alec Martinez's "upper-body injury" isn't expected to keep him out of the lineup for an extended period of time. He is expected to miss at least one week. I'll have quotes and news shortly.... Full Story
Some scandalous news broke this morning…Alec Martinez previously played for the Sharks! OK, he actually played in the Jr. Sharks program when he was in middle school. Martinez spent most of his childhood in Michigan, but spent a couple years in Danville, Calif., after his father -- who worked for Ge... Full Story