This December, fans had the opportunity to vote on the LA Player of the M̶o̶n̶t̶h Decade.
It was close, but the fans made their voiced heard: Anze Kopitar is the LA Kings Player of the Decade.
Since January 1, 2010, Kopitar ranks first among all Kings players in goals (232), assists (448), points (680) and plus-minus rating (+113).
The Kings captain was awarded the Selke Trophy twice (2016 and 2018) and the Lady Byng Award (2016) and was a finalist for the Hart Memorial Trophy for NHL MVP in 2018.
Video: Anze Kopitar presented with Selke Trophy
Kopitar has also led all Kings players in playoff assists (45), points (66) and plus-minus rating (+24). The Slovenian center was the club's leading scorer during both of the Kings Stanley Cup wins in 2012 and 2014.
Video: Kopitar scores an iconic playoff goal
Fans were inspired by each player's leadership, scoring abilities, and playmaking. But mostly, they were inspired to vote by the opportunity to receive a free McDonald's product.