TheLos Angeles Kingslost center Anze Kopitar to an upper-body injury in the first period of 3-0 win over the visitingSt. Louis Blues.
Kings coach Darryl Sutter said Kopitar was feeling better after the game, but the team was following the concussion protocol.
Kopitar collided withRyan Reavesas he skated in behind the Blues forward, according to NHL.com.
Kopitar played out the first period but did not return to the game. The 10th-year veteran, whom the Kings drafted 11th overall in 2005, has four goals through 12 games.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.