Anze Kopitar C LA 8 Days
Anze Kopitar picked up his 500th career point on Saturday.
Kopitar picked up his 17th assist of the season as he helped set up Justin Williams's 10th goal of the year. Kopitar now has 24 points in 27 games this season with a plus-10 rating and is a must start in fantasy pools.
Anze Kopitar C LA 19 Days
Anze Kopitar scored a goal and registered an assist in Los Angeles' 5-2 win over Tampa Bay Tuesday night.
Kopitar now has six goals and 15 assists in 22 games. Matt Frattin and Justin Williams both had a strong game also with a goal and an assist, while Dustin Brown and Dwight King also scored for the Kings. Defenseman Drew Doughty added two helpers in the victory.
Anze Kopitar C LA 23 Days
Anze Kopitar potted his fifth goal of the season in the Kings 2-0 win over New Jersey.
Kopitar's goal was a power play effort and was into the empty net. Four of Kopitar's five goals this season have come with the man-advantage, a big turnaround from last season when he did not score on the power play in 48 games, although he did have 16 power play assists. Kopitar now has 19 points in 20 games.
Anze Kopitar C LA 1 Month
Anze Kopitar scored a goal and registered an assist in the Kings' 4-3 win over the Sharks Wednesday night.
Kopitar scored on a slap shot during a 4-on-3 power play in overtime to complete the Kings' come-from-behind 4-3 win at Staples Center. Drew Doughty and Justin Williams also scored a goal and registered an assist for the Kings while Jarret Stoll scored a goal and Mike Richards assisted two goals in the game.
Anze Kopitar C LA 1 Month
Anze Kopitar's goal-scoring drought lasted 27 games, stretching back to March 25 of last season.
His fantasy status clearly has taken a nosedive. It was a relief for him when he finally scored on Thursday night to help the Los Angeles Kings beat the Phoenix Coyotes 7-4. "It just went in instead of hitting the post," Kopitar said. "Nothing I did special. I ate the same pregame meal and everything. Nothing was, I guess, different than any other night. . .(But) it's nice. Too close too many times now. It's definitely nice to get the first one."
Anze Kopitar C LA 2 Months
Anze Kopitar scored a goal and registered two assists in the Kings' 7-4 win over the Coyotes Thursday night.
Kopitar got his first goal in 27 games and made a pretty no-look assist to highlight a four-goal first period that chased goalie Mike Smith from the net. Mike Richards scored the game-winner shorthanded and Dwight King capped his first career hat trick with an empty-net goal. Matt Frattin and Jordan Nolan also scored a goal for the Kings while Justin Williams and Dustin Brown both registered two assists in the game.