Kings Islanders Hockey

Los Angeles Kings' Alec Martinez shoots during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Golden Knights have acquired defenseman Alec Martinez from the Los Angeles Kings.

In exchange for Martinez, the Kings acquired a Golden Knights 2020 Second Round draft pick and a 2021 Second Round draft pick (originally belonging to St. Louis). 

The 32-year-old Martinez is a veteran of 597 NHL games and has tallied 62 goals and 136 assists for 198 points to go with 185 penalty minutes in his NHL career, the Golden Knights said in a release.

According to a release from the Kings, Martinez was a fourth-round pick (95th overall) by the Kings in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and has played his entire career with the team.

In addition, the Golden Knights also recalled forward Nicolas Roy and defensemen Zach Whitecloud and Jimmy Schuldt.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.