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Anze Kopitar

29-Year-Old Center – Los Angeles Kings

2016-17 NHL Stats

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12

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40

PP Pts

19

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-10

PIM

28

2017-18 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Kopitar had the worst offensive season of his career in 2016-17. His points per 60 minutes at five-on-five dropped to 1.38, and he scored just 12 goals. Entering his age-30 campaign this fall, there is no doubt that the pivot is clinging to the final years of his prime, but ...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 224   DOB: 9/24/1987   BORN: Jesenice, Yugoslavia   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #11 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Anze Kopitar Contract Information:

Signed an eight-year, $80 million contract extension in January of 2016.

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Anze Kopitar NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 19 72 20 41 61 -12 24 193 10.4 1 2 7 0 7
2007-08 20 82 32 45 77 -15 22 201 15.9 3 2 12 0 12
2008-09 21 82 27 39 66 -17 32 234 11.5 3 1 20:27 7 12 19 3:51 85 56
2009-10 22 82 34 47 81 6 16 259 13.1 2 1 21:47 14 24 38 3:53 80 51
2010-11 23 NHL LA 75 25 48 73 25 20 233 10.7 6 1 21:35 6 12 18 3:38 92 45
2011-12 24 NHL LA 82 25 51 76 12 20 230 10.9 2 2 21:20 8 18 26 3:24 72 53
2012-13 25 NHL LA 47 10 32 42 14 16 98 10.2 1 0 20:29 0 16 16 2:46 70 25
2013-14 26 NHL LA 82 29 41 70 34 24 200 14.5 9 0 20:53 10 13 23 3:24 90 44
2014-15 27 NHL LA 79 16 48 64 -2 10 134 11.9 4 0 19:23 6 18 24 2:50 105 46
2015-16 28 NHL LA 81 25 49 74 34 16 177 14.1 8 1 20:52 5 13 18 2:34 78 65
2016-17 29 NHL LA 76 12 40 52 -10 28 150 8.0 0 0 20:46 5 14 19 3:00 78 59
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Anze Kopitar – Playing Time Overview

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

20:46

Average Time On Ice

On average, Anze Kopitar was on the ice for 20:46.

3:00

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Anze Kopitar was on the ice for 3:00 during power plays.

1:54

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Anze Kopitar was on the ice for 1:54 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2014-15 19:23 2:50 1:41
2015-16 20:52 2:34 2:09
2016-17 20:46 3:00 1:54

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Anze Kopitar
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the totals.
Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 9 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 19:55 3:54
Apr 8 CHI 0 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:15 2:35
Apr 6 CGY 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 17:51 2:57
Apr 4 EDM 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 17:33 2:57
Apr 2 ARI 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 1 0 22:56 7:21
Mar 31 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 20:44 0:58
Mar 29 CGY@CGY 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 1 2 20:34 4:03
Mar 28 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:01 0:58
Mar 25 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 21:14 3:25
Mar 23 WPG 1 1 2 -1 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 1 1 22:16 3:02
Mar 20 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 24:02 2:58
Mar 19 CGY@CGY 1 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 20:49 2:21
Mar 16 BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:12 1:33
Mar 14 ARI 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 23:18 3:16
Mar 13 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 22:06 3:16
Mar 11 WAS 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 21:02 3:52
Mar 9 NAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 22:41 2:47
Mar 4 VAN 1 0 1 -2 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 1 1 20:50 6:35
Mar 2 TOR 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 2 0 22:32 2:27
Feb 28 CGY@CGY 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 0 19:51 0:36
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Feb 27 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 18:57 2:00
Feb 25 ANA 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 3 1 20:54 4:23
Feb 23 BOS 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 20:18 2:49
Feb 21 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 18:26 1:57
Feb 19 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 3 21:18 2:59
Feb 18 FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 18:53 3:24
Feb 16 ARI 0 1 1 -2 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 1 0 21:23 2:51
Feb 9 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 21:00 2:31
Feb 7 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 19:32 1:41
Feb 5 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 20:50 5:18
Feb 4 PHI@PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 21:01 2:17
Feb 1 COL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 20:26 1:51
Jan 31 ARI@ARI 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 25.0 1 1 20:26 3:50
Jan 26 CAR@CAR 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 20:29 1:03
Jan 24 NJD@NJD 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 3 33.3 0 0 18:54 0:42
Jan 23 NYR@NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 22:18 1:58
Jan 21 NYI@NYI 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 1 1 24:19 2:15
Jan 18 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 17:57 3:59
Jan 16 TAM Did Not Play
Jan 14 WPG 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 22:43 3:54
Jan 12 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 19:19 4:52
Jan 9 DAL 1 1 2 -1 0 0 1 0 1 100.0 1 0 19:01 2:14
Jan 7 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 18:38 2:31
Jan 5 DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 17:11 0:00
Jan 3 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.0 0 1 21:09 2:22
Dec 31 SAN 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:18 5:32
Dec 29 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 17:57 2:50
Dec 28 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 19:54 2:25
Dec 23 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -1 4 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 19:21 1:47
Dec 22 NAS@NAS 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 17:27 2:24
Dec 20 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 20:32 2:27
Dec 18 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 20:32 3:36
Dec 16 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 1 21:13 0:56
Dec 15 DET@DET 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 1 22:42 4:13
Dec 13 BUF@BUF 1 0 1 -2 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 21:30 0:00
Dec 10 OTT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 21:45 3:54
Dec 8 CAR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 19:46 3:03
Dec 4 MON 0 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 0.0 2 0 25:14 3:57
Dec 1 ARI@ARI 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 23:44 6:25
Nov 30 SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 0 19:54 2:13
Nov 26 CHI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 1 22:47 3:57
Nov 23 NYI 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 19:01 1:33
Nov 20 ANA@ANA Did Not Play
Nov 19 NJD Did Not Play
Nov 17 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 15 COL@COL Did Not Play
Nov 13 WPG@WPG Did Not Play
Nov 11 OTT@OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 17:55 2:18
Nov 10 MON@MON 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 2 0 20:35 5:21
Nov 8 TOR@TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 19:03 4:13
Nov 5 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 19:35 3:43
Nov 3 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 21:40 4:15
Nov 1 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 17:29 1:20
Oct 30 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 22:31 2:14
Oct 29 STL@STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 22:42 6:04
Oct 27 NAS 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 24:38 3:55
Oct 25 CLM 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 1 20:30 1:08
Oct 22 VAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 2 25:06 2:38
Oct 20 DAL@DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 1 24:50 6:11
Oct 18 MIN@MIN 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 16.7 1 0 22:42 5:21
Oct 14 PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:29 2:12
Oct 12 SAN@SAN 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 3 18:48 0:49

Anze Kopitar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kopitar set up all three Los Angeles goals in a 3-2 overtime win over Chicago on Saturday.

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Kopitar recorded a goal, an assist, four shots on net and a plus-3 rating during Wednesday's win over Calgary.

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Kopitar scored a goal and an assist, both on the power play, in Thursday's win against the Jets.

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Kopitar garnered two assists in a 3-2 shootout loss to Arizona on Tuesday.

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Kopitar scored his ninth goal of the season and added a helper in Saturday's win over the Capitals.

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Kopitar scored his team's first goal on the power play in Saturday's game against the Canucks.

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Kopitar tallied two assists Saturday in a win over Anaheim, but remains goalless for February.

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Kopitar collected a goal and two assists in a 3-2 win against the Coyotes on Tuesday.

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Kopitar (illness) told reporters he is healthy enough to suit up against the Sharks on Wednesday, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.

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Kopitar will not be available for Monday's meeting with Tampa Bay due to illness, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.

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Kopitar posted three assists with a plus-3 in Saturday's 3-2 win against the Jets.

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Kopitar ended a 12-game goal drought and added a power-play assist during Monday's loss to Dallas.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016-17

Kopitar’s been one of the league’s most consistent players (and scorers) for years, and with Pavel Datsyuk having retired from the NHL, there’s a legitimate argument to be made for the Slovenian center as the single best two-way player in the league. The Kings’ captain has gone exactly plus-34 with 70-plus points in two of the last three seasons – sandwiching a relatively disappointing 2014-15 in which he still scored 64 points – and he consistently plays some of the biggest minutes of any forward, as coach Darryl Sutter deploys him in all situations. As he approaches his age-29 season, there’s no reason to believe Kopitar won’t turn in his seventh 70-point season as he and the Kings try for a third Stanley Cup in five years. He’ll go early in fantasy drafts once again, and with good reason.

2015-16

Kopitar may have had one of the worst statistical seasons of his career in 2014-15, but as a testament to his greatness, he still finished 30th in the league in scoring. In his first season skating in more than 50 games with fewer than 20 goals, Kopitar churned out 64 points, which was his lowest total in a full season since 2006-07, his rookie year. The scoring drop didn't change his standing as one of the game's best two-way players, as he finishing third in the Selke Award balloting. While Kopitar's excellent defense won't do much to aid your fantasy team, it does mean that he shoulders one of the heaviest burdens of any forward in terms of average ice time. At 28 years old, Kopitar is hardly over the hill, so it's quite possible the addition of Milan Lucic to the top line with prop up the center's point production and plus/minus rating.

2014-15

Kopitar is never going to win a scoring title -- LA's system won't provide that kind of opportunity. But he means as much to his team as any other player in the league. He's as durable as they come and is a lock for 70 to 80 points and elite-level defense each season. Whether or not the 26-year-old can take another step forward with the highly-skilled Marion Gaborik at his side remains to be seen, but since he's entering the prime of his career, the potential is certainly there. Don't bet against an uptick in production. We're not.

2013-14

Kopitar got off to a hot start in 2012-13, but faded badly down the stretch when his shooting percentage returned to normal and his power play production went south. He remains an integral part of the Kings at both ends of the ice, but his increased defensive focus may limit his fantasy upside going forward. He's still a heck of a hockey player, but he may never hit the 40-goal mark that many had foreseen as he enters the prime of his career. At this point, his owners might have to be happy with 25.

2012-13

Kopitar started the season red hot with 14 points in his first 11 games, but failed to top the 30-goal mark for the second straight year. He's prone to extended scoring slumps and often is tasked with playing against the opposition's top line which figures to keep his overall numbers down. But he's still a threat to score 30 goals as he enters the prime of his career.

2011-12

Kopitar was well on his way to setting career highs until a scoring slump in January and February and then had his season cut short with an ugly ankle injury in late March. It was still a fine season (25 G, 48 A) out of the 23-year-old but not quite the breakout season many were anticipating. He's a safe bet for 18-20 goals at even strength, but will need to be better on the power play (six goals, 12 assists last year) if he wants to return to the 30-goal plateau. His offseason rehab from ankle surgery has gone well, though we'll have a better idea on his status once training camp starts.

2010-11

Last year, Kopitar set career highs in goals (34), assists (47), points (81), power-play goals (14) and power-play assists (24) en route to the breakout season that many were expecting. He did slow down after a scorching first two months of the season (33 points in 27 games) and the 23-year old should be able to repeat, though a healthy Ryan Smyth would certainly help the cause. Expect another 30-goal, 80-point season with the possibility of another step forward.

2009-10

Kopitar got off to a woeful start, netting just 2 goals in his first 17 games, but he finished strong and you have to believe there’s another gear here for the 22-year old. Expect him to build off last year’s totals (27 G, 39 A, 7 PPG) and return to the 30-goal level.

2008-09

The youngster followed up a promising rookie campaign with a breakout season (32-45-77 with 12 power-play goals) as a 20-year old. He's got the size, speed and hands to take over a game and is clearly the Kings' franchise player. He's the Kings' youngest and most talented option from a group of young forwards that will be counted on even more after the departure of Michael Camallerri.

2007-08

One of the best rookies last season, Kopitar could have won the Calder Trophy if not for some injury problems late in the season. Kopitar, the first Slovenian-born player in NHL history, posted 61 points (20 goals, 41 assists) in 72 games as a 19-year-old rookie and displayed the size, hands and skill needed to be an offensive force for years to come. He's only going to get better, so don't sleep on his upside just because you haven't stayed up late to watch him play.

2006-07

After staying in Europe to play last season it appears that Kopitar may come to the States to play for the first time. He will get a long look at the Kings training camp because of his size (6-4/220) and skill set. Recent acquisition, Scott Thornton, played with Kopitar during the lockout season and was very impressed with his game. With the Kings needing a replacement for Pavol Demitra and having not made a splash in the free agent market, it could be placed on Kopitar’s broad shoulders. He could be a sleeper in some leagues. Keep an eye on him during training camp.

2004-05

Young Slovenian star played in with Södertälje of the Swedish Elite League in 2004-2005 and will likely remain in the SEL for 2005-2006 to further his development. He's already being hailed as "complete" player, right down to the faceoff circle, and with a bit more strength, he has the markings of a very special player for his NHL squad.