L.A. Kings’ forward Jarret Stoll will miss his second game on Monday due to an upper body injury.
Stoll was injured during the Kings’ 4-0 win in Vancouver on Thursday night and has not skated since.
According to The Los Angeles Times, Stoll is still being evaluated.
“We’re not going to have a recall here today, by any means,” said Assistant GM Rob Blake. “We don’t have a timetable on Stollie yet. He’s not playing [on Monday].”
Lisa Dillman reports Stoll was injured on a third period hit from Canucks’ forward Derek Dorsett.
Blake was asked if there’s any concern that Stoll’s injury could be long-term.
“Hopefully, not,” he said. “You saw the hit. . . . The problem with that is we don’t have a timetable for that stuff.”
With Stoll set to miss a second game, Andy Andreoff will get another opportunity tonight when the Kings play host to the Arizona Coyotes.
The 23-year-old won 5 of 6 face-offs and played 8:28 in the Kings’ 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.
“It’s tough. It’s been a long year,” said Andreoff, who played in just his second game since Feb. 3 on Saturday. “But I’m kind of getting used to it. You just got to make sure you’re being the hardest worker in practice and being ready for the opportunity.”
The Kings have won two of three meetings with the Coyotes this season. Monday is fourth and final game between the two clubs this season.