Report: Kings center Anze Kopitar unlikely to play Tuesday vs. Flyers
Kopitar was injured during Sunday's 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets, and coach Darryl Sutter said the team will be cautious in how it handles the injury.
“Nothing serious but gonna be careful too,” Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said by email Monday morning.
While he might not play against the Flyers, Kopitar is traveling with the team during its five-game road trip.
In eight games this season for the defending Stanley Cup champions, Kopitar has two goals and one assist. He led the team last year with 70 points during the regular season and 26 points in the playoffs.
The Kings have started the season 6-1-1 and are in second place in the Pacific Division. They play at the Flyers on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
- Paul Palladino