ANZE KOPITAR RUMORS & GOSSIP
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist to lead the Los Angeles Kings to their eighth straight win with a 3-2 victory over the Calgary Flames on Monday.
Justin Williams and Trevor Lewis also scored for the Kings.
Mike Cammalleri and Brian McGrattan scored for the Flames, who lost for just the second time in their past nine games at the Saddledome.
The NHL announced Monday that Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan has been suspended for one game, without pay, for punching Edmonton Oilers forward Jesse Joensuu, during Sunday’s game. The incident occurred in the second period. Nolan was assessed a double-minor penalty for roughing. Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary...
Who is the best NHL defensive forward for the 2013-14 season?
Here are my top four nominees:
Anze Kopitar - LA Kings
David Backes - St. Louis Blues
Jonathan Toews - Chicago Blackhawks
Patrice Bergeron - Boston Bruins
These four centres dominate the faceoff circle and can be counted on in any defensive situation. One of them is going to win the 2014 Selke trophy as the league's best defensive
LOS ANGELES -- The new-look Kings turned into the no-look Kings when Anze Kopitar's no-look pass was slapped into the net for a game-winning power play goal, Monday night at the Staples Center.
The goal gave the Kings 2-1 win over the Habs and solidified the teams' status as one of the hottest in the league. It was their fifth-straight win and the first defeat of Montreal...
Anze Kopitar had two goals, including the decisive score in the third period, and the Los Angeles Kings rallied to beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Kopitar's second goal of the night and 19th of the season put the Kings, who trailed by two goals midway through the second period, back in front.
The Kings were on the power play when Jeff Carter, in the middle...
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12 days ago
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. "...
Anze Kopitar scored 5:29 into the first period to help Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 on Tuesday in the qualification round of the Sochi Olympics, extending the experience of playing for his father in international competition.
The Olympic hockey rookies will face top-seeded and 2006 Olympic champion Sweden on Wednesday in the quarter-finals. Kopitar, who plays for the Los Angeles Kings...
Anze Kopitar scored 5:29 into the first period to help Slovenia beat Austria 4-0 on Tuesday in the qualification round of the Olympics, extending the experience of playing for his father in international competition.
The Olympic hockey rookies will face top-seeded and 2006 Olympic champion Sweden on Wednesday in the quarterfinals. Kopitar, who plays for the Los Angeles Kings, is...
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20 days ago
Anze Kopitar, Slovenia's lone NHL player, is expected to play in Tuesday's qualification match against Austria despite missing most of his last game, according to the Los Angeles Times.Kopitar couldn't finish Sunday's loss to the United States because of the stomach illness. Matjaz Kopitar, who is the Slovenian head coach and Anze's father, said he was hoping...
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Anze Kopitar scored the third of three goals in a six-minute stretch of the third period Saturday to give Slovenia a surprising 3-1 victory over usually steady Slovakia in its first Olympic hockey tournament.
After two evenly played periods, the Slovenes were stronger and seemed more inspired in the third.
Slovenia's Rok Ticar broke a scoreless tie 3:23 into the final period...
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23 days ago