VIDEO: Anze Kopitar pre-game interview, Kings v Oilers

In his career, Anze Kopitar has scored seven goals in 22 games against the Oilers. A further breakdown of those stats shows that exactly half of those games have been played in Edmonton, where he’s posted three goals – including the first goal of the game (just 52 seconds into the first period) the last time the Kings visited Rexall Place, on March 30, 2012.

However, that was vs. Nikolai Khabibulin. Tonight the Oilers are expected to start Devan Dubnyk in goal.

Below are some pre-game comments from Kopitar. After you’re done watching, be sure to click here and enter tonight’s First Goal Contest – you could win a premium felt Stanley Cup banner.

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