LOS ANGELES (AP) -The Kings placed defenseman Rob Blake on injured reserve with an ankle injury Thursday, and recalled goaltender Dan Cloutier from the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL.
The 38-year-old Blake is expected to be sidelined for about two weeks. Tests last Friday revealed he had a non-displaced fracture of the left ankle, and he returned to Los Angeles from the Kings' eight-game road trip for treatment. The team said he was injured blocking a shot in a game Jan. 15. He played the next six games before the injury was diagnosed.
Blake, the team captain, has five goals and 21 assists in 53 games. He has appeared in more games (787), scored more goals (157), has more assists (332) and collected more points (489) than any other defenseman in franchise history.
He has 219 goals and 478 assists in 1,109 career games with the Kings and Colorado.
New York Rangers.

Top NHL Public Bets

NHL Top Stories

Thumbnail Oilers vs. Sharks Game 6 Pick Will the San Jose Sharks force a Game 7 when they meet the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 10:30PM ET in Game 6?
Thumbnail Canadiens vs. Rangers Game 6 Pick Will the New York Rangers close out their series with the Montreal Canadiens when the two meet in Game 6...
Thumbnail Blues vs. Wild Game 5 Pick Will the Minnesota Wild be able to keep their season alive today at 3PM ET when they host the St. Louis Blues for Game...
Thumbnail Bruins vs. Senators Game 5 Pick Will the Ottawa Senators have enough in the tank to finish off the Boston Bruins when the two meet tonight...
Thumbnail Leafs vs. Capitals Game 5 Pick Can the Washington Capitals finally take control of their series with the Toronto Maple Leafs when the two...

NHL Team Pages