The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Christian Folin from the injured reserve, and have placed defenseman Jake Muzzin on it, as reported on Twitter by hockey insider Jonathan Davis earlier today. Folin was sidelined with an upper-body injury since December 19th. The team didn't provide any further details on the nature of Muzzin's injury. The Kings are facing the the Nashville Predators tonight.
Muzzin, 28, was drafted 141st overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2007. He never played with this organization, as he signed with the Kings in 2010. He played 413 games in the NHL so far, registering 173 points, and added 20 points in 48 playoff games. So far this season, the Woodstock, Ontario native has 23 points in 41 games played.
Folin, 26, played 144 games in the NHL with the Minnesota Wild and the Kings, registering 28 points. He signed as a free agent with the Kings last summer. So far this season, the Swedish defenseman has five points in 26 games played.
The Kings are currently second in the Pacific division with a record of 24-12-5. Nashville are third in the Central division with a record of 23-11-6. Jonathan Quick will get the start for the Kings, and he will be facing Pekka Rinne.