Anze Kopitar on his goal – ‘I learned that move from Brownie!’

It had to be a bit of deja vu for Anze Kopitar today.

Back on September 22nd he joined younger brother Gasper as a member of Mora IK in Sweden’s tier II league. Anze assisted on a goal late in the third period that day and his team went on to defeat Djurgarden in a shootout.

Since then, Mora has posted an impressive 8-4 record, with Anze picking up four goals and 14 points ts in those 12 games.

Today, Mora re-matched with Djurgarden – this time on the road.

Even so, the results were pretty much the same. The Kopitar brothers and their teammates trailed late in the third period when Anze scored a goal to tie things in the final minutes of regulation and Mora won in a shootout.

When MayorsManor first caught up with Anze after the game today he jokingly said, “I learned that move from Brownie!” (referring to Dustin Brown, captain of the LA Kings)

The always humble Kopitar later added, “Sometimes I can get a bit lucky and score like that.”

Watch the video for yourself. It’s anything but luck. This Kopitar kid seems like a pretty good player. Who knows, if the NHL ever returns, with moves like this he might score a few goals for the Kings too.

RELATED ARTICLES:

Exclusive: Pre-game photos from Anze Kopitar’s first game in Sweden

More than just an 82-game season at stake for Kopitar – all new interview with Anze

Full video of Kopitar’s first game – Djurgarden at Mora, September 2012

Episode of ‘Cribs’ from Sweden – featuring the Kopitar brothers

Jonathan Bernier opens up about his trade request and playing in Germany

Recent Articles

Kings Of the Podcast: Ep. Q5 with Akil Thomas, LA Kings Prospect

As North America continues to quarantine, Kings of the Podcast is rolling right along. In this all new episode, we chat with Akil Thomas.
Learn why we call him the Most Interesting LA Kings Prospect.
If you’re unfamiliar and want to learn more, here’s a link to our full scouting report on Thomas from the most recent […]

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Breaks Down NHL Playoffs and Kings Future Outlook

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined hosts Andrew Paterson and Rick Ralph to discuss several LA Kings related topics – including prospects, NHL roster changes, and possible mini-camps coming up in the next few months. They also spoke about the NHL returning soon, including teams to watch […]

SPORTSNET REPLAY: Hoven talks NHL Return to Play and UFC 251 on Fight Island

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio, where he joined host Roger Lajoie in Toronto to talk a plethora of topics surrounding the NHL’s Return to Play plan, as well as this weekend’s UFC 251 card scheduled to take place on Fight Island.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the […]

Major News Items

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Quinton Byfield, OHL Forward

One of Dean Lombardi’s most impactful picks came in the form of Drew Doughty at second overall. Twelve years later, the Kings would benefit if the lottery provided the same courtesy. According to Tankathon, Los … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.

Comments

  1. Wow what a goal kopi.. thats sick