Here’s how the Kings skated at practice today in Detroit, according to the team’s website:
Not sure which line would be considered the “first line” there, although I’d have to suspect it’s Kopitar’s line.
Here’s what Kopitar said about the changes: “Change is always welcome. We haven’t scored a whole lot of goals the last couple games, so I think Terry had a good reason to mix it up a little bit, and we’ll see what happens tomorrow.”
Read more, including some anecdotes from Bob Miller, Royal road report: Lineup shakeup