Both Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar are back in the Kings’ lineup tonight at PNC Arena in Carolina.
Gaborik missed eight games with an upper body injury suffered Oct. 12. According to the Kings’ website Sunday morning, Gaborik was supposed to be a scratch Sunday. However, the 32-year-old was on the ice for pre-game skate and is on the official roster report.
Gaborik has an assist in three games this season.
Kopitar has been out of the Kings’ lineup since Oct. 26 with an upper body injury.
The 27-year-old has has two goals and an assist in eight games this season.