Kings center Anze Kopitar injured his right knee Saturday while playing for Mora IK of Swedens Allsvenskan hockey league but preliminary indications were that its not serious and is not likely to keep him out for more than two to three weeks.
Its nothing to be alarmed with, Kopitars agent, Pat Brisson, said by phone.
Brisson said more would be known after Kopitar undergoes tests in the next day or two. Brisson said he had spoken to Kopitar, whom he described as in good spirits and not fearful that the injury would prove to be long term.
Its very minor, Brisson said. Whether that means a week, two weeks or 10 days, I dont know.
Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi also said via email that it was correct to estimate a recovery time of two to three weeks for Kopitar.
There soon might be NHL games for Kopitar to sit out -- or to play.
Delegations representing the league and the players association sat together for talks Saturday after spending the previous two days meeting separate...