Anze Kopitar
Anze Kopitar
Center  - LAK
(KOH-pi-tahr, AHN-jay)
Number: 11
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 224
Shoots: Left
Born: Aug 24, 1987  (Age 26)
Birthplace: Jesenice, Slovenia
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Drafted: LAK / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (11th overall)

PLAYOFFS:

REGULAR SEASON: Recipient of Kings Leading Scorer Award for seventh straight season (only other King to lead team in scoring seven straight years was Marcel Dionne – eight straight years from 1975-76 to 1982-83)…Selected as the Kings MVP (Bill Libby Memorial Award) and Kings Best Defensive Player…Led the Kings in the following categories: goals, assists, points, PPG (10), GWG (nine – tied club record), plus-minus (+34) and takeaways (52)…One of four Kings to play in all 82 games…Kings are 116-44-15 all-time when he scores a goal (16-7-2 this season)...Played in 600th career game April 3 at SJ...Named to 2014 Slovenian Olympic Men’s Hockey team Jan. 6 (first Olympic appearance)...Recorded 500th career point (assist) Nov. 30 vs. CGY.



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.