The Los Angeles Kings have assigned defenseman Jeff Schultz to the Ontario Reign of the American Hockey League, LA Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today.
The 29-year-old Schultz is a 6-6, 217-pound native of Calgary, Alberta. He appeared in the first game this season with the Kings, blocking two shots in 18:15 TOI.
Schultz has appeared in 409 regular-season games over nine seasons in the NHL with Washington and Los Angeles, posting 76 points (11-65=76), a plus-78 rating and 137 penalty minutes in his career.
Last season, Schultz helped the Manchester Monarchs (AHL) capture the 2015 Calder Cup Championship.