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Anze Kopitar | Center | #11

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 224
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (11) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Anze Kopitar has been nominated for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
The trophy is awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability." This is the second time in his career that Kopitar has been nominated for the trophy, and he was also nominated for the Selke Trophy this season. Should Kopitar win, he'll join Wayne Gretzky (1994, '92, '91), Butch Goring ('78), and Marcel Dionne ('77). Apr 30 - 5:17 PM

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Anze Kopitar is a finalist for the Selke Trophy.

The award goes to the league's best defensive forward. This is the third year in a row that Kopitar has been nominated, but he finished second in the voting in 2014 and 2015.
Apr 29 - 10:37 AM

Anze Kopitar's season ended Friday night, but he was on yet another point streak.

Kopitar picked up his second goal of the postseason, extending his point streak to three games. Unfortunately, his Kings fell to the Sharks 6-3 on Friday night which ended their season. He finishes the postseason with four points.
Apr 23 - 2:00 AM

Anze Kopitar registered an assist in a 3-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night.

Kopitar has recorded a point in three of four games so far in the first round series. He has 19 goals and 63 points in 74 career postseason contests.
Apr 21 - 11:00 AM

Anze Kopitar scored his first goal of the series against the San Jose Sharks on Monday night.

Kopitar's power-play goal was assisted by Milan Lucic and Jake Muzzin.
Apr 19 - 2:10 AM

Anze Kopitar collected a helper during Thursday's 4-3 loss to San Jose in Game 1.

Kopitar was sensational once again, but simply couldn't help lead the team to victory. The assist however is the 43rd of his career in the playoffs, raising his points total to 61 in 71 games.
Apr 15 - 1:42 AM

After a terribly slow start to his season, Anze Kopitar is now up to nearly up to a point per game pace.

With his pair of helpers during Thursday's 3-0 win over Calgary, LA's top center has 45 assists and 70 points through 76 games. Kopitar had three points through the first 10 games of the season.
Apr 1 - 1:41 AM

Anze Kopitar's 25th goal of the season on Thursday night gave the Kings a 1-0 lead over Winnipeg, but the Jets responded with four unanswered goals to take the win.

Kopitar got back on the scoresheet the game after his six-game points streak was snapped on Tuesday in Minnesota. Kopitar has 68 points in 73 contests this season.
Mar 25 - 12:26 AM

Anze Kopitar assisted on both Los Angeles goals during the Kings' 5-2 loss to the Predators in Nashville Monday night.

Kopitar's assist total this season is now up to 43. Scorings goals in this one were two LA defensemen -- Drew Doughty (14th of the season) and Alec Martinez (10th).
Mar 21 - 11:36 PM

Anze Kopitar's overtime marker on Thursday was a franchise-record setting fourth in 2015-16.

To put that into context, Kopitar had four overtime goals in the entirety of his regular season career before the start of the 2015-16 campaign. In total, Kopitar now has eight game-winning goals this season. That's double what he had last season, but still shy of his career-high of nine set in 2013-14.
Mar 18 - 10:57 AM

Anze Kopitar finished the comeback against the Rangers once again during Thursday's 4-3 overtime win.

Kopitar deflected home both the game-tying, and overtime winning goals, giving him five goals in two games against Broadway this season. For his career, Kopitar has posted eight goals and 16 points in 13 games against the Rangers. Much to the delight of everyone else on the east coast, we're sure.
Mar 18 - 1:53 AM

Anze Kopitar scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars.

Kopitar picked up an assist on Kris Versteeg's first period goal and he added one of his own just over 17 minutes later. The 28-year-old's picked up at least one point in seven of his last eight contests. Kopitar has 22 goals and 62 points in 68 games this season. He continues to be one of the best two-way players in the game.
Mar 15 - 11:22 PM

Anze Kopitar had an assist in the Kings' 5-0 victory over Chicago Monday night.

Kopitar has recorded at least a point in six of his last seven games. He has 21 goals and 60 points in 67 contests this season.
Mar 15 - 9:16 AM

Anze Kopitar’s goal wasn’t enough for the Kings, who fell 2-1 in overtime to the Devils on Saturday night.

Kopitar scored in the second period, his 21st of the season, and 59th point. It’s been more of the same for Kopitar this season as he has recorded at least 20 goals in his eighth season, while playing well away from the puck. He has points in five of his past six games. Milan Lucic and Alec Martinez got the helpers.
Mar 13 - 1:31 AM

Anze Kopitar scored a goal and two assists in the Los Angeles Kings win versus the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.

Kopitar's goal was a power-play marker, and was his twentieth goal of the season. He has thirty-eight assists, giving him a total of fifty-eight points in sixty-four games played in 2015-16.
Mar 8 - 2:16 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nick Shore
4Andy Andreoff
LW1Milan Lucic
2Tanner Pearson
3Dwight King
4Kyle Clifford
5Vincent Lecavalier
RW1Marian Gaborik
2Tyler Toffoli
3Kris Versteeg
4Dustin Brown
5Jordan Nolan
6Trevor Lewis
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Brayden McNabb
5Matt Greene
6Rob Scuderi
7Jamie McBain
8Derek Forbort
9Luke Schenn
G1Jonathan Quick
2Jhonas Enroth