Kings, Martinez avoid arbitration with two-year, $2.2M deal Staff

7/14/2013 10:48:54 PM

The Los Angeles Kings have avoided arbitration with defenceman Alec Martinez.

The two sides have agreed to a two-year contract worth an average annual value of $1.1 million.

Martinez, 25, appeared in 27 games with the Kings in 2012-13, registering one goal and four assists.

He was originally selected by the Kings in the fourth round (95th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

In 142 career games with the Kings Martinez has scored 12 goals and 21 assists. Martinez played the last year of a two-year deal worth a total of $1.45 million in 2012-13.