Anze Kopitar
Anze Kopitar
Center  - LAK
Number: 11
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 24, 1987  (Age 28)
Birthplace: Jesenice, Slovenia
Drafted: LAK / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall)
2014-15: Recipient of Kings Leading Scorer Award for eighth straight season (only other King to lead team in scoring eight-or-more straight years was Marcel Dionne from 1975-76 to 1982-83) Selected as the Kings Best Defensive Player for the third consecutive year (fourth time overall) Kings are 129-44-18 all-time when he scores a goal (13-0-3; 2014-15)...Dating back to March 20, 2014 the Kings are 17-0-5 when Kopitar scores a goal (last regulation loss March 13, 2014 vs. TOR) Registered a five-game assist streak (2-10=12; longest by a King in 2014-15, and longest since he did so March 12-19, 2013; 1-5=6), Dec. 16-27 Tallied a career-high five points (1-4=5), Dec. 18 vs. STL With five points (1-4=5), Dec. 18 vs. STL and three assists (0-3=3), Dec. 20 vs. ARI, it marked the first time in his career that he recorded consecutive games of at least three assists.

SEASON HIGHS:

Goals: 2 (3x: Last, 2-16 vs. ATL)
Assists: 2 (9x: Last, 4-4 vs. PHX)
Points: 4 (2-16 vs. ATL)
+/-: Plus-3 (2x: Last, 1-8 vs. ANA)
TOI: 25:43 (1-17 at DAL)
Shots: 7 (12-11 vs. STL)
PIM: 10 (10-12 vs. SJ)

THIS SEASON: Recipient of the Kings Leading Scorer Award...Led the Kings with 66 points and 39 assists, while ranking second on the team with 27 goals...It was the second straight season he led the Kings in points and assists...Ranked second on the Kings with 234 shots and 49 takeaways...Ranked third on the team with three game-winning goals and tied for third with seven power-play goals...One of five Kings to play in all 82 games...Has played in 173 consecutive games (March 21, 2007 to present)...The Kings were 16-6-2 when he scored a goal (39-21-8 all-time when he scores a goal)...Had 16 multi-point games (the Kings were 13-2-1 in those games)...Was 2-for-7 in shootouts = 28.6 percent)...Recorded 19th career three-point game (1-2=3) and sixth of the season April 4 vs. Phoenix...Earned 200th career point in NHL and as a King March 28 at Nashville...Had a six-game point streak (5-4=9), which lasted from March 1 to March 13...Had a career-high four-game goal streak (4-3=7), which lasted from March 1 to March 7...Recorded three points (1-2=3) March 5 vs. Dallas...Recorded two points (1-1=2), which included his 20th goal of the season March 1 at Chicago...He has now scored 20-plus goals in each of his first three NHL seasons...The last King to start his career with three straight 20-goal seasons was Luc Robitaille, who scored 20-plus goals his first eight seasons from 1986-97 to 1993-94...Recorded two points (1-1=2) Feb. 18 at Anaheim...Tied a career-high with four points (2-2=4) Feb. 16 vs. Atlanta (11th career multi-goal game)...Had three-game goal streak (4-1=5), which lasted from Feb. 5 to Feb. 10...Recorded three points (2-1=3) Feb. 5 at Washington...Had four-game point streak (1-4=5), which lasted from Jan. 17 to Jan. 29...Recorded two assists and appeared in his 200th game as a King and in the NHL Jan. 21 at Colorado...Recorded two points (1-1=2) and a plus-3 rating Jan. 8 vs. Anaheim...Recorded two assists Dec. 23 at Columbus...Recorded three points (2-1=3) Dec. 11 vs. St. Louis (2-1=3)...Earned 100th career assist in NHL and as a King Dec. 6 vs. Columbus (recorded two points that game: 1-1=2)...Had four-game point streak (3-2=5), which lasted from Nov. 20 to Nov. 26 (plus-5 during that span)...Was a plus-3 Nov. 20 vs. Washington...Recorded two assists Nov. 11 vs. Dallas...Recorded three-points (1-2=3) Nov. 8 vs. St. Louis...Recorded two assists Oct. 25 at Nashville...Recorded two assists Oct. 14 vs. Anaheim...Signed to seven-year contract extension Oct. 11...Named an alternate captain Oct. 8.