Kings claim centre Marty Murray, put Sopel on injured reserve

The 31-year-old Murray had 15 points (2-13) and four penalty minutes in 11 games this season with the Philadelphia Phantoms, the Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate.

The five-foot-nine, 180-pound centre has 71 points (31-40) and 37 penalty minutes in 242 career NHL regular-season games with the Flyers, Carolina and Calgary. He was selected by Calgary in the fourth round of the 1993 NHL draft.

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The 29-year-old Sopel, who missed the last two games with a foot injury, has nine points (4-5) and four penalty minutes in 14 games with the Kings this season.