Robyn Regehr, who missed the past three games with an undisclosed injury, is expected to draw back into the Kings’ lineup when they host the Anaheim Ducks in the regular season finale tonight at Staples Center.

“I’m ready to roll,” Regehr said after participating in the morning skate. He was paired with Slava Voynov during line rushes.

“I talked to Darryl this morning and I feel like I’m fairly healthy and ready to roll.”

Regehr, who has three goals, 13 points and a plus-eight rating in 78 games this season, acknowledged his desire to get a final regular season game in before next week’s playoff series against the San Jose Sharks opens.

“Yeah, I think so because I haven’t played for roughly a week, and if I wouldn’t play tonight it would be another four or five days. So almost two weeks by then, so I think it’s very important to play the last game,” he said.

Drew Doughty, who has practiced since Monday but has not played since suffering an upper-body injury in the first period of a 2-1 loss in San Jose on April 3, is less likely to play tonight.

Robyn Regehr, on watching the games instead of playing in them:
It’s been difficult. I’m just used to playing. Especially when you’re on the road, there is lots of time in the afternoons and things like that. You’re trying to read or do some things that pass the time. I’d much rather play the game than watch and I’ve always been in that way. It is a good opportunity to look at some of the different things in the game that you might not notice when you’re playing because you’re focused on preparation and things like that. It is an opportunity that you don’t want to waste, either when you sit on the bench or up top or wherever you’re going to watch the game.

Regehr, on whether he takes a pre-game nap before games he isn’t playing in:
Not usually. I’ve just got young kids and I’m used to dealing with them and all the activities and things like that. Normally it’s just on a game day, but when you’re playing.

Regehr, on being scratched the last few games:
I think it was just an opportunity to rest some bumps and bruises. We couldn’t move up or down as a team with our playoff positioning. We really could nothing that affected the opponent we were going to play. So it was a very good opportunity to have a little bit of rest and get as feeling as ready as possible and as good as I can before heading into the last game of the year here and then for the playoffs. It was an opportunity. Talking to the players, I don’t think they’ve really ever had that year. And I never had that too and I think with the way the new playoff format works, it’s been a little bit odd that that’s happened. Because usually you’re battling right to the end, with the last game or two on your positioning, on the seed that you want. Before, like when one played eight, two played seven, and three-six and onward, it came right down the wire all the times. So it was a little bit different this year with the situation that we’re in.

Regehr, on the injury he dealt with through last year’s playoffs:
It wasn’t a great situation. I was on medication for most of the playoffs. It was doing ok for a while, but by the end it was very tough on the body when you’re on some pretty strong stuff. I actually had some problems actually after the season with stomach and needed to go on some probiotics and things like that to try and get some of the good bacteria back in there. It was tough, but there are all kinds of things that go on. Over the years you try to learn to put those things out of your mind as much as possible. But you can only do it to a certain extent. There comes a point where it’s difficult and when it affects your sleeping habits and things like that. Then you start getting tired and you can’t re-energize. It was getting pretty difficult by the end. The infection by the end was really quite severe. It was good that the training staff and doctors did a good job in getting me in right away and taking care of it. It was really nice to have that over and done with, because it’s something that I’d like to not have to ever go through.

Rules for Blog Commenting
  • - No profanity, slurs or other offensive language. Replacing letters with symbols does not turn expletives into non-expletives.
  • - Personal attacks against other blog commenters, and/or blatant attempts to antagonize other commenters, are not tolerated. Respectful disagreement is encouraged. Posts that continually express the same singular opinion will be deleted.
  • - Comments that incite political, religious or similar debates will be deleted.
  • - Please do not discuss, or post links to, websites that illegally stream NHL games.
  • - Posting under multiple user names is not allowed. Do not type in all caps. All violations are subject to comment deletion and/or banning of commenters, per the discretion of the blog administrator.
Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Martinez was drafted by the LA Kings in the 2007 Draft, while playing for Miami University. He has since become a two-time Stanley Cup champion and the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.

VIEW ALEC MARTINEZ POSTS
Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

VIEW ANZE KOPITAR POSTS
Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

VIEW DREW DOUGHTY POSTS
Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.
VIEW TYLER TOFFOLI POSTS

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

VIEW JEFF CARTER POSTS
Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.

VIEW JONATHAN QUICK POSTS