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Kings Kopitar award Slovenia MayorsManor

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 […]

VIDEO: Anze Kopitar report from Slovenia training facility

Last summer, in two separate articles, we brought you some pictures and updates from the facility where Anze Kopitar works out during the off-season. It’s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe and worth taking a look at (linked here and here).
Now, here’s a new report filed today showing more of his training and […]

Final notes and pics of Anze Kopitar as he leaves Slovenia

Last week we shared some photos and notes from Anze Kopitar’s training over in the beautiful city of Bled, Slovenia…and he’s now ready to return ‘home’ to Los Angeles.
Monday morning he’ll be boarding a flight and heading back to the U.S., giving him a few days to get his legs under him before HockeyFest on […]

Kopitar training in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities

Stand up and take a bow if you’ve even heard of Bled, Slovenia.
According to several travel sites, it’s one of the most beautiful cities in Europe – perhaps the world.
The small town is nestled in the Julian Alps, with a castle high atop one of the mountains and a lake below, which features a small […]

One-on-One Interview with Gasper Kopitar

Gasper Kopitar (Bryce Loshman photo)

Anze Kopitar had scored five goals this month. Gasper Kopitar just one.
Last Saturday, Anze went on the shelf. Thousands of miles away, younger Gasper was skating in a junior game with the Des Moines Buccaneers, probably trying to go top shelf (and adding to his nine goals on the season).
While it […]