Los Angeles Kings defenseman Dion Phaneuf activated from injury reserve list

The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Dion Phaneuf from the injured reserve list, Kings Vice President and General Manager Rob Blake announced on December 29, 2018.

Phaneuf suffered an upper-body injury during the Kings-Sabres game at Buffalo on December 11 and was placed on the injured reserve list retroactive to December 11. He has missed the club’s last six games. In 32 games this season, he has one point (an assist) and 23 penalty minutes. 

 Earlier this season he played in his 1,000th career regular season game, an NHL milestone.

The Kings, winners of four consecutive games, concluded a two-game homestand on December 29 at STAPLES Center. 

 The Kings-Vegas Golden Knights game was at 1 p.m. and was broadcasted on FOX Sports West, the FOX Sports app and the LA Kings Audio Network on iHeartRadio.