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

2015 NHL Draft - Rounds 2-7

At the NHL Draft Table with Mark Yannetti, Kings Director of Scouting

Coming out of last weekend’s NHL Draft and heading into next week’s Development Camp, we’re turning up the focus on our prospect coverage. For the Kings’ 2015 Draft class, the work is just about to begin, as they will get their first taste of what will be needed to hopefully reach the NHL someday. Behind-the-scenes, […]

TSN Radio

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on TSN Radio – Talking Sekera, Stoll, and Williams

Follow @MayorsManor Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio in Winnipeg with Rick Ralph, where they discussed what the Milan Lucic trade means for the Los Angeles Kings, the team’s interest in signing Andrej Sekera, Jarret Stoll’s status heading into free agency, and more. You can give today’s segment a listen using […]

Kopitar-Anze-hockey-LA-Kings

FREE REPLAY: Hoven on Sportsnet, Talking Kopitar, Lucic, and Jones

Follow @MayorsManor Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Calgary with Pat Steinberg and Rob Kerr, where they discussed the latest on a possible contract extension for Anze Kopitar, Boston trading Milan Lucic to Los Angeles, the status of Andrej Sekera, what happened with Martin Jones, and more. You can give […]

Major News Items

Forbort AHL Burger King

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: The Top 5

Finally, the wait is over. With the Honorable Mentions and Nos. 6-10 prospects previously revealed in other articles, we are now prepared to share the final five players making up the latest edition of our L.A. Kings Top … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Comments

  1. Wow what a goal kopi.. thats sick