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2015 NHL Draft
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Anze Kopitar
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: August 24, 1987  (AGE 27)
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.
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After being through it and seeing the other [outdoor] games on TV, just the atmosphere is spectacular. To stand here -- and we are essentially almost on the blue line -- and look up [into the stands] and knowing it is going to be packed and playing our biggest rival in this setting is going to be pretty special.

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