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Anze Kopitar's head injury may not be serious; he could play Thursday for Kings

Anze Kopitar's head injury may not be serious; he could play Thursday for Kings

It was a Tuesday night filled with bad news at every turn in the span of a few hours.

Three hockey players, three injuries. But they ranged widely in severity.

Luckily for the Kings, Anze Kopitar's head injury seems to be the least serious. The center took the butt end of a stick in the face from the Blues' Ryan Reaves, was bleeding from the mouth and missed the final two periods in St. Louis. Kopitar could be back in the lineup soon, perhaps as early as Thursday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Staples Center. Kings Coach Darryl Sutter said, via email on Wednesday afternoon, that Kopitar is day-to-day.

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