Martinez (foot) will be game-time decision for Sunday's Game 1 against the Wild, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Martinez missed the last two games of the regular season, and his status for Sunday's series opener will likely come down to pregame warm-ups ahead of the 3:00 p.m. EDT puck drop. The veteran blueliner was a key two-way contributor with 32 points and a plus-26 rating in the regular season, and Martinez is no stranger to the bright lights of the playoffs, with 84 games of postseason experience under his belt.
Martinez (foot) remains out of the lineup Wednesday versus the Sharks, David Schoen of the Las Vegas Review Journal reports. Martinez will miss a second game with the injury, thus ending his regular season. The defenseman had a resurgent 2020-21 with 32 points, 168 blocked shots and a plus-26 rating in 53 appearances. It's unclear if his foot injury will keep him out of any postseason contests.
Martinez (foot) will not be available for Monday's contest against Colorado, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports. It's unclear when Martinez was injured but Vegas may be forced to play with just 15 skaters Monday due to injuries and salary cap constraints. The 33-year-old blueliner has 32 points this season, including 10 over the last 13 games. He'll be questionable for Wednesday's season finale in San Jose.
Martinez registered a power-play assist, nine blocked shots and three hits in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Blues. Martinez did all the defensive work he needed to -- his nine blocks were a season high. He also got involved on offense when he set up Reilly Smith's tally at 4:11 of the third period. Martinez leads the league in blocked shots with 168, and the next closest player is the Oilers' Adam Larsson with 125. Martinez has added 32 points, 85 shots on net, 44 hits and a plus-26 rating in 53 contests.
Martinez scored a goal on four shots, blocked four shots and added three hits in Friday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blues. Martinez tallied with 10 seconds left in the second period to give the Golden Knights some life heading into the intermission. The 33-year-old defenseman has only reached double-digit goals twice in his career, but he'll have up to three more games to reach the mark. The Michigan native is up to 31 points, 85 shots, 159 blocks and a plus-26 rating in 52 appearances.
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