There's still some concern around the Kings in regard to the status of star winger Jeff Carter, but the team was able to exhale a bit after Carter underwent an MRI on his injured ankle Monday morning.
The test revealed a deep bone bruise on the ankle but no fracture or structural damage.
Carter missed his third consecutive game when the Kings beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-0 on Monday, and it's not yet known when he might be able to return to the lineup. The Kings have two regular-season games remaining, starting with Thursday's home game against San Jose.
Carter is officially considered day-to-day by the team, and coach Darryl Sutter indicated he won't spend much time fretting about Carter's return date.
"It really doesn't have any impact, other than that we miss him in the lineup," Sutter said. "What the results are, it doesn't really matter. He's getting better. They're not going to amputate, I don't think, or anything like that."
Carter suffered the ankle injury during the Marc...