Category: ‘Defensemen’

Alec Martinez Steps up as a Leader for the Los Angeles Kings
January 6th, 2016 at 4:25 AM
The Los Angeles Kings have been known for their defense and now four players on the blue line average at least 20 minutes per game. One of them is Alec Martinez. Martinez, 28, is the eldest blue liner, and his defense partner, Jake Muzzin, is the second eldest at the age...

Derek Forbort to Make His Debut Tonight
October 16th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
In 2010, the Los Angeles Kings drafted defenseman Derek Forbort at the STAPLES Center. Tonight he will make his NHL debut on the same grounds. “I think I always knew if I stayed the course and kept working hard and kept working on my game and developing, that it would eventually come,”...

Slava Voynov Decides to Return to Russia
September 17th, 2015 at 10:45 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will seek to voluntarily depart from the United States to his native Russia. In a statement released by his agent Voynov said, “Earlier today, I notified the National Hockey League, the National Hockey League Players’ Association and the Los Angeles Kings of my decision to...

Slava Voynov Taken into Custody by Immigration
September 3rd, 2015 at 7:39 PM
Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov’s uncertain future in the NHL continues, as he was taken into custody Wednesday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Voynov,25, had been serving his sentence at the Seal Beach Police Detention Center since July 7 following his no contest plea to a misdemeanor domestic violence...

The Future of Slava Voynov Remains Uncertain
August 18th, 2015 at 9:43 PM
The question that remains unanswered since last October is whether Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will return to play or not. After pleading no contest on July 2 to one misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a spouse in the Torrance Superior Court, Voynov was sentenced to 90-days in jail...