Zatkoff got the call in relief after one period Thursday against the Coyotes, and he delivered 25 saves on 26 shots en route to a comeback win. With Peter Budaj having taken over the Los Angeles net, Zatkoff has made only two appearances in the team's last 21 contests; his last start came in the third game of the season. However, Budaj's had a couple rough ones in a row, so there's a chance the Kings will turn to Zatkoff for a start against Montreal this weekend; of course, that's not a very easy matchup even if he draws into the lineup.
Zatkoff (lower body) is not listed among the injured ahead of Thursday night's game against the Oilers, NHL.com reports. Zatkoff, who's been able to skate with the team following his latest setback, is listed in the projected lineup beneath Peter Budaj. Between Z's limited role and chronic battle with injuries this campaign, it's best to avoid him in most fantasy leagues.
Zatkoff (lower body) skated with the team Monday and appears to be nearing a return, LA Kings Insider reports. Zatkoff figures to be held out of action Tuesday and likely won't even serve in a backup role until the Kings are confident in his ability to handle game action but he should be back shortly. He'll look to work his way back into a timeshare with starter Peter Budaj once he's back to full health.
Zatkoff (lower body) won't play on Sunday against the Jets, Bo Hamby of KCRW reports. The goaltender's injury didn't seem too severe a few days ago, but it's evidently bad enough to cause him to miss at least one game. The Kings play again on Tuesday, so Zatkoff's status for that game will likely give more information about his injury.
Zatkoff (lower body) is considered day-to-day by coach Darryl Sutter, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports. The general feeling surrounding Zatkoff's injury is that it's not particularly serious, but it remains to be seen if he'll be ready to go for Sunday's game in Winnipeg. The Kings have recalled Jack Campbell from AHL Ontario just in case Zatkoff's ailment causes him to miss time.
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