Alec Martinez (D)
||Rochester Hills, MI
2009-10 Season: Made his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings against Phoenix on October 3, 2009…Registered zero points and two penalty minutes in four games with the Kings…Appeared in 55 games for the Monarchs…Recorded 30 points (7-23=30) and 26 penalty minutes…Led all Monarchs skaters in plus/minus rating with a plus-12…Collected three goals during a three-game goal scoring streak from December 4-6…Recorded 13 points (2-11=13) over nine games between March 19 and April 2…Recorded a team-high assist streak for the season with seven assists over five games from March 26 to April 3…Appeared in 16 games for Manchester during the 2010 Calder Cup Playoffs…Tallied three assists in post-season play.
Career Highlights: Made his professional debut against the Portland Pirates on October 11, 2008…Recorded 23 points (8-15=23) and 42 penalty minutes in 72 games with Manchester during the 2008-09 season…His 72 games played tied for first among Manchester rookies…His eight goals, 15 assists and 23 points all tied for first among Manchester defensemen (tied for second overall among Manchester rookies)…His 23 points were tied for 14th among AHL rookie defensemen…Had seven points (1-6=7) in seven-game from February 8-21, 2009…Finished his junior season (2007-08) at Miami University (Ohio) with nine goals and 23 assists for 32 points and 42 penalty minutes in 42 games…Set career highs in points and assists…Earned Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) All Tournament honors…Named the CCHA Best Defensive Defenseman…Led all CCHA defensemen in goals and points…Ranked fourth among CCHA defensemen in assists…One of two Miami defensemen to skate in all 42 games during the 2006-07 season…Compiled 67 points (21-46=67) and 113 penalty minutes in 123 games during his three collegiate seasons.
Transactions: Selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth-round (95th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft…Inked a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings on April 29, 2008.