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Marian Gaborik could miss eight weeks after World Cup injury, Kings GM says

Marian Gaborik could miss eight weeks after World Cup injury, Kings GM says

The hopes of two hockey teams took serious hits Monday with the news that Kings and Team Europe right wing Marian Gaborik suffered an injury to his right foot and is expected to be sidelined for eight weeks.

The immediate impact is that the Slovakian forward will miss the best-of-three World Cup of Hockey final, which will match Europe against favorite Team Canada starting Tuesday in Toronto. Team Europe, which deployed Gaborik on its second line with Frans Nielsen and Mats Zuccarello, faced a huge disadvantage because of Canada’s formidable depth and now must slay hockey’s Goliath without Gaborik, who shared the team goalscoring lead with two.

The long-term...

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