Confirmed: Anze Kopitar suffered a knee injury in Sweden

Center Anze Kopitar, who was the first member of the LA Kings to sign overseas during the lockout, suffered a knee injury in Sweden earlier today.
According to reports from the Stockholm Globe Arena, the damage took place late in the first period of a game between Mora and their cross town rival, Leksands. Kopitar was [...]

Kopitar and the Stanley Cup voted better than Olympic medals

Center Anze Kopitar continues to make the most news among LA Kings players during the NHL lockout.
He was the first player to sign a deal overseas, agreeing to a contract with Mora (where his younger brother Gasper was playing), and he was instrumental in recruiting Anaheim Ducks forward Bobby Ryan to join him.
Now, after receiving [...]

Ducks’ Bobby Ryan gives himself a 7 out of 10

Many Kings fans have often daydreamed of what it be like to have the Ducks’ Bobby Ryan lined up along side Anze Kopitar in Los Angeles. Wednesday in Sweden – thanks to the NHL lockout - fans were given a small taste of what the duo might be able to produce together. Playing on the same [...]

AUDIO: TFP Live guest spot with update on Kopitar’s health

On Saturday afternoon I joined David Pagnotta and Dennis Bernstein for another guest spot on The Fourth Period Live – a weekly show on NHL Network Radio (XM 92 / Sirius 207). Because not everybody has satellite radio, we thought it best to share the audio here.
In the segment I provide a health update on [...]

How Anze Kopitar brought Bobby Ryan to Sweden

Life can take some interesting turns at times.
When rumors of Bobby Ryan‘s possible departure from the Ducks surfaced last season, many Kings fans began salivating at the idea of bringing him to Los Angeles. While it’s highly unlikely that Anaheim would have ever traded him to a division rival, that didn’t stop people on the internet [...]

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, [...]

Anze Kopitar’s not sure how to feel about what’s in front of him

Yes, that’s a baby faced Anze Kopitar in the photos above. Still a teenager and living in Sweden during 2004-2006, he had moved away from his beloved Slovenia at the age of 16 and was playing for Södertälje. After just one year with their junior club – where he led the team with 49 points [...]

New video: More fun with the Kopitar Brothers

Here’s a new video interview with the Kopitar Brothers…

If you missed it yesterday, we posted an article where Anze answered fan questions (click here to read now).  And a few days ago we had a ‘Cribs’ episode with the Kopitar Bros, where they showed you their house, their girlfriends and played mini golf.
Next hour we’ll [...]

More than just an 82-game season at stake for Anze Kopitar

After months of posturing by both sides, the NHL made what looks like the first serious proposal yesterday to the NHLPA. While a few items might need some tweaking around the edges in the coming days, the deal is based around a 50/50 split of revenue – long believed to be around the allocation both sides would [...]

FULL GAME VIDEO – watch Anze Kopitar and Mora vs Djurgarden

From the moment LA Kings center Anze Kopitar joined younger brother Gasper and Mora IK in Sweden last month, MayorsManor has been giving you non-stop coverage – starting with the photos we posted just minutes after he took the ice for warm-ups in first game.  Now that’s real-time, wouldn’t you say? They were up before the action even started…from a [...]