LA Kings Claim Defenseman Randy Jones Off Re-Entry Waivers; Place Alec Martinez On Injured Reserve

EL SEGUNDO, CA — On October 29, the Los Angeles Kings claimed defenseman Randy Jones off of re-entry waivers from the Philadelphia Flyersand they placed defenseman Alec Martinez on the injured reserve list, retroactive to October 5, due to a high ankle sprain.

Jones, 28, has played in six games this season with the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League, recording one assist with six penalty minutes.

The 6-2, 200-pound native of Quispamsis, Newfoundland played in 47 games last season with the Flyers, scoring four goals and adding four assists for eight points with 22 penalty minutes. He also played in six playoff games with the Flyers and he played in two regular season games with the Phantoms.

Jones, who has been in the Flyers organization for the last seven years, has scored thirteen goals and has added 56 assists for 69 points in 217 career regular season NHL games with the Flyers. He has also appeared in 22 career playoff games with the Flyers, recording three assists with four penalty minutes.

Martinez, 22, has played in one game with the Kings this season, his first in the NHL. Last season, the 6-1, 208-pound native of Rochester Hills, Michigan scored eight goals and added fifteen assists for 23 points with 42 penalty minutes in 72 games with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL, the Kings’ primary minor league affiliate.

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