Pre-game pics of Anze Kopitar’s first game in Sweden

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The game hasn’t even started yet and MayorsManor already has the first batch of photos from Anze Kopitar’s debut with Mora IK today in Sweden…

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to Petter Fritz, our correspondent in Sweden, for this first batch of shots.  We’ll have a more detailed report from the game available later today.
UPDATE:  
Mora was trailing 4-2 late in the third [...]

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