Pics and video from Anze Kopitar’s second game in Sweden

On Saturday we gave you pictures and extended video of Anze Kopitar’s first game in Sweden, where he was playing on a line with his younger brother Gasper. They won that contest 5-4 in a shootout, after rallying from two goals down late in the third period.

Earlier today they returned to action – this time on the road – taking on Patrik Berglund (St. Louis Blues) and his Västerås teammates. Mora IK was again successful, winning 6-2. Anze picked up his first goal overseas and added three assists, finishing the game with a plus-2 rating, four shots on goal and winning 10-of-17 faceoffs (59%). Gasper also had a goal in the first period.

Interesting tidbit, on hand to watch the game was recently-retired Detroit Red Wings legend Nicklas Lidstrom.

Here’s some pics from the game, followed by video highlights…

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

 

Anze Kopitar Mora Sweden LA Kings MayorsManor

Quick Highlights:

Extended Highlights (including two Anze Kopitar interviews):

The Kopitar brothers and Mora IK will return to action on Thursday.

If you missed it, be sure to check out today’s MayorsManor radio here. Our special guest was new LA Kings assistant coach Davis Payne. It was a fascinating conversation, covering topics like – Dustin Penner blackmailing him, his relationship with Bill Ranford, interviewing at Darryl Sutter’s ranch in Alberta, playing at the old Forum in Inglewood and much more.

note: photos were courtesy of Rune Ahlen

Recent Articles

NHL playoffs WCF ECF 2016

Hoven on ESPN Radio: Game 7s out West and a Stanley Cup Prediction

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on ESPN Radio, where he joined hosts Chris Hart and Gary Dickman to discuss the Western and Eastern Conference playoff races, including offering predictions on who wins Game 7 between the Sharks and Predators, which team will prevail in Game 7 of the Blues-Stars series, why […]

Sirius XM NHL Network

Hoven on NHL Radio: Kings Roster Plans and Sutter’s Future

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss all the latest news surrounding the Kings, including: coach Darryl Sutter’s immediate future, Dean Lombardi’s salary cap problems, the possibility of Milan Lucic re-signing in Los Angeles, potential trades, Dustin […]

Wagner Austin Pats WHL

Kings Prospect Tracker: Report For Week Ending Apr. 24, 2016

Below are brief updates on all LA Kings non-AHL prospects, meaning guys playing in the three Canadian junior leagues (WHL, OHL, and QMJHL), plus college, ECHL, and overseas:
MIKE AMADIO: Forward, Ontario Reign (3rd round pick in 2014, OHL)

Regular season: 50 goals, 48 assists, plus-30, 40 PIM in 68 games played
Playoffs: 12 goals, 6 assist, plus-3, […]

Major News Items

LAK Prospect No 1

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

We're finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team's future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Trackbacks

  1. […] of the tier II league in Germany.  Anze Kopitar is already playing over in Sweden and we have pics and video of his most recent game […]

  2. […] due to the NHL lockout.  So far, Anze Kopitar is the only Kings player to sign a deal in Europe (pics and video of his second game over there were posted on MM yesterday). Plus, as we first reported, Dustin […]

  3. […] weekend. We’ve continued to bring you photos and videos since then (game one here, game two here) and will do so until the NHL lockout […]