Darryl Sutter carefully approaches the topic of injuries, and that didn’t change in the bowels of Madison Square Garden on Sunday morning.
“Nic Dowd’s fine,” the Kings Coach said, a coy smile forming at the sides of his mouth. “He’s enjoying New York.”
Dowd is day-to-day because of a lower-body injury he sustained in the Kings’ 4-2 loss to the Islanders on Saturday night; he did not participate in a Sunday morning practice.
Defenseman Matt Greene, who was scratched against the Islanders, was also absent from the ice. Sutter said Greene is dealing with “off-and-on” back and groin injuries and, like Dowd and forward Tyler Toffoli, will work back during this...