LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have reassigned defenseman Derek Forbort to their AHL affiliate in Manchester, N.H.
The defending Stanley Cup champions announced the move Friday before their game at Anaheim.READ MORE: Fullerton Police Say They Recovered Loaded Stolen Handgun, Nitrous Oxide
Forbort was the Kings’ first-round pick in 2010. He didn’t appear in a game during his stint with the Kings, who recalled him Feb. 11 after Alec Martinez was hurt.
Martinez is sidelined with an apparent concussion, but the Kings acquired defenseman Andrej Sekera from Carolina in a trade on Wednesday. Sekera is expected to make his Kings debut against Anaheim.READ MORE: Dodgers Set To Open NLCS Against Braves
The Kings are now carrying seven defensemen on their roster.
Los Angeles has won eight of its last nine games.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Forces Road Closure In Marina Del Rey
(© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)