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Anze Kopitar on big Game 7 win, Marian Gaborik's impact

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Via Fox Sports West
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Anze Kopitar-Jonathan Toews battle takes center stage

CHICAGO -- Over the last few years, Los Angeles Kings' center Anze Kopitar has quietly been making a bid for the Selke Trophy, the award given to the top defensive forward in the NHL. A finalist for the first time, Kopitar is finally getting the recognition his teammates say he so desperately deserves as one of the best two-way forwards in hockey.  "He's phenomenal...
Via Fox Sports West
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Anze Kopitar Goals Of This Season

Anze Kopitar is by far the Los Angeles Kings most valuable asset. His two-way style of play is what earned him the nomination, and quite a strong case, for the Selke trophy this year. Kopitar finished the regular season with the fourth best +/- in the league at 34, displaying his ability to play of both sides of the ice. In the playoffs he is an entirely different beast. He currently...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings second round preview

After a becoming only the fourth team in NHL history to win a series after falling behind 3-0, the Los Angeles Kings are gearing up for another series against a division opponent, the Anaheim Ducks. This will be the first time that we will see the Freeway Faceoff in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The series should come down to whether or not the Kings can make the Ducks play their game...
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Los Angeles Kings made the playoffs

Anze Kopitar puts a move on a defender. The Los Angeles Kings are set to begin their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the San Jose Sharks. At times this season, it appeared that the Kings may not even make the playoffs. Their offense has been a huge problem for most of the year, but their defense constantly shut teams down all year and put them in positions to win games...
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings' Anze Kopitar helps Slovenia leave mark in Olympics

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Slovenia's improbable Olympic run might have fallen short of the medal podium but to Kings forward Anze Kopitar, it was a priceless experience that helped advance the sport in his home country and one that he never would have traded for time off. "We opened up some eyes in the hockey world," Kopitar said, following Monday's practice. "...
Via Fox Sports West
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Anze Kopitar takes puck to the face

The Los Angeles Kings pulled off a playoff miracle on Thursday night, grabbing a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks from the jaws of defeat with two late goals. But the Kings almost didn’t have their best player on the ice for the big finish, as center Anze Kopitar took a puck to the face early in the third period, opening up a serious cut that needed to be closed. After a trip...
Via Rumors and Rants
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings' Kopitar injures knee as labor talks continue

Kings center Anze Kopitar injured his right knee Saturday while playing for Mora IK of Swedens Allsvenskan hockey league but preliminary indications were that its not serious and is not likely to keep him out for more than two to three weeks. Its nothing to be alarmed with, Kopitars agent, Pat Brisson, said by phone. Brisson said more would be known after Kopitar undergoes tests...
Via Fox Sports West
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings' Kopitar close to deal in Sweden

The first name from the Kings on the verge of an agreement with a European hockey team during the NHL lockout is a big one. It's Anze Kopitar. The Kings' star center will be playing for Mora IK of the Swedish league, said his agent, Pat Brisson of Creative Artists Agency, on Monday afternoon. What made Mora so attractive to Kopitar was that his younger brother Gasper is...
Via Fox Sports West
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Short-handed goals huge for Kings

Anze Kopitar summed up the incredible dagger of a short-handed goal almost casually say, one step removed from nonchalant. "It worked out pretty well," Kopitar said Tuesday. This wasn't a garden-variety goal scored by the Kings center in November. It was the goal rattling the psyche of the Blues in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series Monday in St...
Via Fox Sports West
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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