Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec
Martinez was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.
Martinez was hurt in Monday's 4-1 win against the Blues. He spent 1:35 on the
ice before going down with an upper body injury.
Martinez is the third defenseman on the Kings team to suffer a significant
injury. Matt Greene was injured in the season opener and required back
surgery, while Willie Mitchell underwent knee surgery during the lockout and
has yet to play this year.
The 25-year-old has one goal and two assists in 20 games this season.
In 126 career games, all with Los Angeles, Martinez has 12 goals and 18
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