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Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Scores in Tuesday's win
Martinez scored a goal and blocked five shots in Tuesday's 9-3 win over the Panthers in Game 5.
Nine years to the day after he secured the Kings' 2014 Stanley Cup title with an overtime goal, Martinez came up big again in a championship-clinching win. The defenseman scored both of his goals this postseason over the last four games, and he finished with seven points and 57 blocked shots in 22 outings. The 35-year-old is entering the final year of his contract in 2023-24, but he figures to play it with the Golden Knights as a steady defensive presence in their top four.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Tallies first goal of playoffs
Martinez found the back of the net in a 7-2 victory over Florida in Game 2 on Monday.
Martinez scored late in the first period to put the Golden Knights up 2-0. It was his first marker and sixth point in 19 playoff outings this year. At the age of 35, Martinez isn't a major offensive threat, and he recorded just three goals and 14 points in 77 regular-season contests.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Helpers in consecutive contests
Martinez provided an assist, five blocked shots, three hits, three shots on goal and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Oilers in Game 6.
Martinez has produced three assists over his last four outings, accounting for all of his offense through 11 playoff games. He set up the second of Jonathan Marchessault's three goals in this contest, which stood as the game-winner and series-clincher. In addition to his growing offense, Martinez has 33 blocked shots, 24 shots on net and a plus-8 rating in the postseason.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Earns assist in win
Martinez logged an assist and five blocked shots in Friday's 4-3 win over the Oilers in Game 5.
Martinez had to carry more of the defensive load with Alex Pietrangelo (suspension) unavailable. The helper was Martinez's second in the last three games, which accounts for all of his offense through 10 playoff contests. The veteran blueliner has added 28 blocked shots, 21 shots on net and a plus-6 rating, providing a steady defensive presence in a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Gets on scoresheet with helper
Martinez logged an assist, three shots on goal and two blocked shots in Monday's 5-1 win over the Oilers in Game 3.
Martinez helped out on a Chandler Stephenson tally in the second period. The helper was Martinez's first point in eight playoff contests this season, but he's made more of an impact with 22 blocked shots and a plus-5 rating as a defensive stalwart. The 35-year-old should continue to see top-four minutes.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Deposits shorthanded goal
Martinez scored a shorthanded goal on two shots, blocked two shots and went plus-3 in Thursday's 3-1 win over the Kraken.
Martinez finished the year as the NHL's runaway blocked-shot leader, posting 244 in 77 contests. He was 46 ahead of teammate Brayden McNabb in that category. Martinez didn't do much on offense with three tallies, 11 helpers and 76 shots on net, but he also logged a plus-30 rating. The 35-year-old will make his presence felt defensively in the playoffs, though he also has 30 points over 103 postseason contests in his career as a two-time Stanley Cup champion.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Back at practice
Martinez (personal) rejoined the team for Monday's practice session, Jesse Granger of The Athletic reports.
Martinez missed one game while away from the team to address a personal matter but should now be back in the lineup against the Oilers on Tuesday. The blueliner has scored just once in his last 19 contests while also earning four assists in that span. At this point, Martinez may miss out on the 20-point threshold for the second straight season.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Out of action Saturday
Martinez (personal) won't play in Edmonton on Saturday.
Martinez has returned to Vegas for personal reasons. He will be replaced in the lineup by Ben Hutton. Martinez has only two goals and 13 points in 67 games this season, but does have 216 blocked shots.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Provides helper Sunday
Martinez logged an assist, six blocked shots, two hits and two shots on goal in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Blue Jackets.
Martinez has posted three points and a plus-7 rating over his last six contests. The increase in offense is nice, but it's the shot blocking that stands out the most. The 35-year-old blueliner has 13 points, 214 blocks, 62 shots on net and a plus-20 rating through 66 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Posts 10th assist
Martinez notched an assist, two shots on goal, two blocked shots and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Blues.
Martinez has a goal and an assist over his last three games, though it's not expected the 35-year-old can continue to generate offense more regularly. He's at two goals, 10 helpers, 60 shots on net, a plus-19 rating and 201 blocked shots through 63 contests this season. His shot-blocking prowess keeps him in a top-four role as a purely defensive contributor.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Unlikely hero in overtime
Martinez scored a goal, blocked four shots and went plus-2 in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Lightning.
Martinez snapped a 17-game goal drought at a great time, tallying the game-winner at 3:09 of overtime. The 35-year-old had just two assists in that span, though it's not his offense that keeps him in the lineup. He's leading the NHL by a mile in blocked shots with 197 to go with 11 points, a plus-15 rating, 58 shots on net and 39 hits through 61 appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Chips in with helper
Martinez notched an assist and seven blocked shots in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Flames.
Martinez set up a William Carrier tally at 12:35 of the third period, which tied the game at 3-3. This was Martinez's second assist over the last five contests, a span in which he's also gone plus-4 with 12 blocks. The 35-year-old blueliner is up to 10 points, 168 blocks, 52 shots on net, 18 PIM and a plus-17 rating through 54 outings this season as one of the league's best defensive specialists.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: Posts assist Sunday
Martinez notched an assist and two blocked shots in Sunday's 7-2 win over the Ducks.
Martinez helped out on a Jack Eichel goal in the third period. The assist ended a six-game point drought for Martinez, who continues to produce offense infrequently this season. Most of Martinez's fantasy value stems from his shot blocking, and he's logged multiple blocks in four straight outings. He's up to nine points, 158 blocked shots, 48 shots on net, 32 hits and a plus-14 rating in 50 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Golden Knights' Alec Martinez: One of each in win
Martinez scored a goal, logged an assist, doled out three hits, blocked four shots and went plus-5 in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Capitals.
With Vegas scuffling of late, Martinez was moved up to the top pairing alongside Alex Pietrangelo. That paid off immediately, as Martinez opened the scoring 2:17 into the game and helped out on a Nicolas Roy goal a few minutes later. The goal was Martinez's first of the season -- he's up to eight points, 39 shots on net, 146 blocked shots, 29 hits and a plus-11 rating through 43 contests.... See More ... See Less
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