Los Angeles Kings Getting Career Season From Alec Martinez
FEB 9, 3:44a ET | Ian Smith/FanSided via Rink Royalty
Rotowire: Jan 19 / 7:45p ET
News: Martinez has recorded six assists in his last nine games.
Impact: His goal production has slowed, as his last tally came back on Dec. 10, but Martinez is still registering assists fairly often. Although he's no longer on the team's top power-play unit, Martinez sees enough time on the second unit to expect an uptick in production, and he appears poised to eclipse last year's career-high 31 points, as he already has 25 (six goals, 19 assists) in 45 games this year.
Rotowire: Dec 16 / 7:53a ET
News: Martinez grabbed a secondary helper, went plus-2, and racked up five hits in Thursday night's 4-1 win over the Red Wings.
Impact: What a strong all-around effort from the veteran blueliner, who had struggled with a minus-5 rating over his previous five contests. There certainly is fantasy value in Martinez, as he's picked up 16 points (six goals, 10 assists) and 60 hits in 29 games, while averaging 2:19 on the man advantage.