Report: Kopitar could miss Kings’ game Tuesday in Philly


L.A. Kings center Anze Kopitar could miss Tuesday’s game in Philadelphia due to an upper body injury suffered during Sunday’s win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Kopitar suffered the injury during the second period of the Kings’ 5-2 win when he was hit by Jackets defenseman Tim Erixon.

Kopitar has two goals and an assist through eight games this season.

L.A. visits Pittsburgh on Thursday part of a four-game road trip.