Archived from the original on August 9, 2011.Stoney Creek High School in Rochester Hills.

With the 201213 NHL season being threatened by a lockout that ultimately wiped out half the season, on December 31, 2012, Martinez signed with the Allen Americans of the Central Hockey League.On November 24, Martinez scored his first NHL goal, on the power play, in 41 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre against goaltender Carey Price."Kings 3, Red Wings 2 OT".

A year later, he was announced to the opening roster for the 200910 season with Kings, in which he played four games and had no goals and no assists on six shots on goal.The goal was scored with 5:17 left in double overtime as he became only the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.