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Report: Kopitar could miss Kings’ game Tuesday in Philly

2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on in the first period while taking on the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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L.A. Kings center Anze Kopitar could miss Tuesday’s game in Philadelphia due to an upper body injury suffered during Sunday’s win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Kopitar suffered the injury during the second period of the Kings’ 5-2 win when he was hit by Jackets defenseman Tim Erixon.

Kopitar has two goals and an assist through eight games this season.

L.A. visits Pittsburgh on Thursday part of a four-game road trip.

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