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Anze Kopitar
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: August 24, 1987  (AGE 28)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Jesenice, Slovenia
WEIGHT: 224 DRAFTED: LAK / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (11th overall)
-Has four points (0-4=4) in the last five games, 12 points (2-10=12) in the last 12 games and 19 points (4-15=19) in the last 19 games -Has 41 assists since Dec. 16, most in the NHL since then...ranks tied for eighth in the NHL in assists (48) -Had three points (1-2=3), Mar. 23 at NJD -Surpassed M. Murphy (673) for eighth on the Kings all-time GP list, Mar. 24 at NYR -Surpassed Butch Goring (384) for sixth on the Kings all-time assist list, Mar. 23 at NJD -Registered his 600th career point (216-384=600), Mar. 21 vs. VAN -Had a five-game assist streak (2-10=12; longest by a King this season) Last 5 Games: -Recorded two shots in 18:36 TOI, Apr. 9 at CGY...won 11-of-21 faceoffs (52%) -Registered an assist (0-1=1) with two blocked shots in 17:22 TOI, Apr. 7 at EDM -Logged two hits and two shots in 24:02 TOI, Apr. 6 at VAN...won 22-of-31 faceoffs (71%) -Tallied an assist (0-1=1) on three shots in 16:19 TOI, Apr. 4 vs. COL -Had two points (0-2=2) with a career-high plus-4 rating, Apr. 2 vs. EDM
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2008, 2011) Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden-2), September 19, 2012.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process
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