Joe Allen has recovered from a groin niggle, but Garry Monk, Neil Taylor and Andrea Orlandi remain sidelined
When Lugo was sidelined
, the Rebels were outscored 19-7 and went 1-7-1.
With Northwestern-bound forward Jenny Dunn sidelined
most of the season with injuries, Gomez - a midfield playmaker - has been the Royals' most valuable player.
There's a possibility USC defensive end Chris Barrett might miss the season, if tests determine he sustained the same shoulder injury that sidelined
him last year.
Adam Deadmarsh, sidelined
for more than a year, has passed all concussion testing since December 2002 but has not skated or done conditioning since Nov.
Not only were Elton Brand and Marko Jaric sidelined
, Quentin Richardson went down in the first quarter with a mild left-ankle sprain.
With two starters - maybe three including Jaric - sidelined
, the Clippers needed to pick up scoring slack.
Lubo stays home: Defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky, sidelined
the past six games with back spasms, did not accompany the team on its trip to Nashville and Dallas.
While wingers Adam Deadmarsh and Ian Laperriere returned from concussions Saturday night, defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky remains sidelined
with back spasms.