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Alec Martinez | Defenseman | #27

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (95) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Alec Martinez has completely recovered from his offseason shoulder surgery.
Martinez had 10 goals and 31 points in 78 contests last season. It's worth noting that Martinez's most common partner last season was Jake Muzzin, but Muzzin is now expected to start the season on a pairing with Drew Doughty, so we'll have to see who Martinez ends up working with. Sep 22 - 10:27 AM

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Alex Martinez (shoulder surgery) should be ready to "participating in everything" according to coach Darryl Sutter.

Martinez had been bothered most of the season with a shoulder problem and this should allow him to easily be ready for the start of training camp which begins on September 22. Martinez had 10 goals and 31 points in 78 games this season, by far his best offensively in his NHL career. He played in only one playoff game as he missed the remainder of the San Jose series with a groin injury. Look for Martinez to get 30-35 points next season so draft him in deeper pools in the late rounds.
May 14 - 6:10 AM

Alec Martinez underwent shoulder surgery during the off-season.

Martinez suffered a groin injury during the postseason, but this procedure was done to correct a problem with his shoulder. According to beat reporter Jon Rosen, the shoulder injury bothered Martinez for most of the season. It seems like he'll be able to fully recover before the start of training camp.
May 12 - 9:33 PM

Alec Martinez had a groin injury during the Kings' first-round series against San Jose.

He logged just 11:43 of ice time in the series. Martinez was a key loss for the Kings against the Sharks. He should recover during the off-season.
Apr 26 - 3:32 PM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) didn't skate on Thursday.

Martinez seems like a long shot for Game 5 on Friday, but you never know for sure in the playoffs. He last played in Game 1 on April 14.
Apr 22 - 10:49 AM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Game 4.

Coach Darryl Sutter said that Martinez is back home getting treatment for his unknown ailment. He was injured in Game 1 and hasn't played since.
Apr 20 - 3:37 PM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) is not projected to play on Monday in Game 3.

He skate in the morning after sitting out Saturday's match with an undisclosed ailment.
Apr 18 - 4:49 PM

Confirming an earlier note, Alec Martinez (undisclosed) won't play in Game 2 against the Sharks on Saturday.

Martinez left Game 1 after blocking a shot and he's been unable to practice ever since. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Apr 16 - 8:45 PM

Alec Martinez didn't participate in Saturday's morning skate for the Kings.

Martinez left Game 1 after blocking a shot and he's been unable to practice ever since. It looks like Jamie McBain will take his spot in the lineup. We don't have many details about Martinez's injury. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Apr 16 - 2:40 PM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) did not practice on Friday.

Martinez has to be questionable at best as he missed the final four games of the regular season before being able to play only the first two periods of Game 1 Thursday. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 16 - 6:23 AM

Alec Martinez left Thursday's Game 1 match with the Sharks early due to an undisclosed injury after blocking a shot by Patrick Marleau.

Martinez saw just 11:43 of action, failing to take a shift in the third period. He did not factor in to the score sheet, either. We'll keep you posted on Martinez's status as it develops. It's worth noting that he missed the final four regular season games with an undisclosed injury as well.
Apr 15 - 1:16 AM

Confirming an earlier note, Alec Martinez will indeed play in Thursday's series opener with San Jose.

Martinez missed the final four games of the regular season with an undisclosed injury. He had a career season with 31 points, 40 PIMs, 164 hits, and 182 blocks in 78 games in 2015-16.
Apr 14 - 10:17 PM

Alec Martinez appears to be good to go for Thursday's playoff opener versus San Jose.

He skated in the morning with Jake Muzzin and appears to be playing. Coach Darryl Sutter didn't want to speak about his lineup, but you should expect Martinez to play.
Apr 14 - 2:38 PM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) took part in Wednesday's practice.

Martinez skated alongside Rob Scuderi rather than serve as an extra in the practice, which might be a hint about his availability for Game 1 on Thursday. He missed the last four games of the regular season.
Apr 14 - 8:39 AM

Alec Martinez (undisclosed) skated on Sunday.

Martinez missed the final week of the 2015-16 regular season with an undisclosed injury. He's considered day-to-day as we head towards Game 1.
Apr 11 - 9:09 AM

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