Anze Kopitar's regular-season goal drought has reached 20 games, but the Los Angeles Kings insist they aren't worried.
The Kings remain confident in Kopitar, who has a team-high eight assists heading into Monday night's home matchup against the Calgary Flames.
Los Angeles (6-3-0) is off to a solid start despite receiving no goals from Kopitar and Mike Richards. The two centers, however, have combined for 13 assists.
"Our strongest part of the team is down the middle," right wing Justin Williams said. "They do so many other things other than score, and they've certainly had a lot of chances."
Kopitar showed his worth Saturday, assisting twice on goals by Williams and once on a tally by Drew Doughty in a 5-2 home win over Dallas. He had three goals in last season's playoffs, but hasn't scored in the regular season since a 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25.
"I really don't look at it like that," coach Darryl Sutter said. "...