AMERICANS SIGN STANLEY CUP WINNING DEFENSEMAN
Allen, Texas – The Allen Americans of the Central Hockey League announced today, the signing of defenseman Alec Martinez to a contract for the 2012-2013 season.
Martinez, played in 51 games for the Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings in the 2011-2012 season, scoring 6 goals, and 6 assists for 12 points with 8 penalty minutes. He had two points during last year’s Stanley Cup Finals for the Kings, netting a goal and an assist versus New Jersey.
“You get a guy who just won a Stanley Cup last season with Los Angeles; he’s 25 years old, a great player, a power play guy who will really help our blue line," said Americans Head Coach Steve Martinson. With all the injuries on defense, Alec will really help our power play as well as provide some great leadership."It’s great timing for us.”
Martinez, who lives in Allen in the off-season brought the Stanley Cup to Allen, Texas with a stop at Top Golf over the summer. He will be suited up this evening and ready to go.
The Allen Americans host the Quad City Mallards tonight at 7:05 in the annual New Year’s Eve game at Allen Event Center. Tickets for tonight’s game are available online at www.allenamericans.com or www.ticketmaster.com. Call 972-912-1000 for more information.
Group Tickets- Have a group that would like to attend an Americans home game? Contact the Allen Americans Group Sales Department at 972-912-1000
Allen Americans Broadcast- Listen to all Allen Americans games with Tommy Daniels streaming online at www.97.5klak.com or www.allenamericans.com . Be sure to catch the Steve Martinson Show every Wednesday morning at 7:20 am on KLAK with Johnny B & Carrie
Allen Americans on the Airwaves- Catch the Steve Martinson Show every Wednesday morning at 7:20 am on KLAK with Johnny B & Carrie. Richard Matvichuk joins Jason Taylor every Wednesday morning at 8:05 am on 93.1 KATY Country. Craig Ludwig talks hockey every Wednesday morning at 8:40 on Mad Rock 102.5. Americans Broadcaster Tommy Daniels and a selected Allen Americans player are in the KLAK studios every Friday morning at 7:55 am
More About The Americans
The Allen Americans are proud affiliates of the Dallas Stars of the National Hockey League, Houston Aeros & Texas Stars of the American Hockey League.
The Americans joined the Central Hockey League in 2009-2010.
The Americans play in the 6200 seat Allen Event Center 200, East Stacy Road, Allen Texas.