– The Los Angeles Kings have assigned forward Trevor Lewis
to the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi
announced today (Kings All-Time Transactions
Lewis, 22, has played in five games with the Kings this season and has recorded zero points. Last season, he had three points (1-2=3) in six games with the Kings, scoring his first NHL goal Dec. 20, 2008 at Detroit (his second NHL game).
The 6-0, 199-pound native of Salt Lake City, Utah also played in 75 games with the Monarchs last season, ranking second on the club with 20 goals, 31 assists and 51 points. Lewis was also second on Manchester with seven power-play goals and led the team with four short-handed goals, which was tied for second in the AHL.
Lewis was originally selected by the Kings in the first round (17th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.
The Kings return to practice tomorrow, Saturday, at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo at 10 a.m. The Kings will play in Phoenix Monday at 6 p.m. before hosting the defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins at STAPLES Center Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be broadcast on FS West, KTLK AM 1150 and along the Kings Radio Network.