Former RedHawk Martinez wins Stanley Cup
June 12, 2012 09:56 AM
Farmington Hills, MI… Former Miami defenseman Alec Martinez became the latest CCHA alum to win the Stanley Cup when his Los Angeles Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils, 6-1, in Game Six on June 11 to win the league title. The victory earned the Kings their first Stanley Cup in their 45-year history.
In the series Martinez averaged over 14 minutes played per game and scored the game-winning goal in Game Three. In his third season in the NHL, Martinez played in 51 regular-season games with L.A. and finished with a scoring line of 6-6-12. He played in all 20 of the Kings playoff games this season and finished with a goal and three points.
The native of Rochester Hills, Mich., spent three years at Miami from 2005-08, played in 103 games with RedHawks and finished with a career scoring line of 21-46-67. Martinez was drafted by L.A. in the fourth round (95th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft.