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Kings seek to arrange a possible fill-in for injured Anze Kopitar
Kings seek to arrange a possible fill-in for injured Anze Kopitar

One question was answered as injured Kings center Anze Kopitar got on the plane Monday and accompanied his teammates to Philadelphia. But if his upper-body injury keeps him out of Tuesday's game against the Flyers, the Kings face the possibility of dressing only 11 forwards because they're too close to the salary cap to bring up a replacement from the minor leagues. Kings executives spent much of the day Monday working with officials from the NHL and the NHL Players' Assn. trying to get a temporary cap exemption and the flexibility to recall a player from Manchester (N.H.), likely Jordan Weal. The Kings' salary-cap situation is complicated because the salary of...

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