Los Angeles, CA – Los AngelesKings.com – Los Angels Kings forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins will not play in tonight’s game against the St LouisBlues at StaplesCenter, Los Angeles coach Darryl Sutter announced today.
Nugent-Hopper will undergo a minor procedure and will be re-evaluated on Thursday.
He is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
The Kings also announced today that defenseman Travis Hamonic, who has a lower-body injury, has a fractured right fibula.
The Kings will wear alternate jerseys tomorrow night in St. Louis.
The team has not announced a uniform change for tonight’s contest.
Blues have won four straight games over the Kings and are riding a four-game winning streak.
The Blues have dropped six straight and eight of nine.
St. Louis is 3-1-0 against the Kings since 2010-11.
The Blues are 1-4-0 vs. the Western Conference since 2010.