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 [...]

Ask Anze – Kopitar answers your questions from Sweden

A trademark of MayorsManor over the last few years has been engaging hockey fans in the conversations we have with players – from the prospects to the pros. We’ve reached out on twitter and facebook before practices or even in the off-season – we want to know what’s on your mind and what questions you’d [...]

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 [...]

Updates from Europe – Friday’s games with Kopitar, Martinez and Bernier

It’s been a busy day so far and here’s what happened in Europe over the last few hours with a few of the LA Kings players…
- Kopitar in Sweden: Mora IK defeated Troja 4-2, with the first goal of the game coming off the stick of Anze Kopitar. Younger brother Gasper was on the ice at the time, [...]

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 [...]

VIDEO: Sweden ‘Cribs’ episode featuring the Kopitar Bros

Anze and Gasper Kopitar will return to the ice for their next game on Sunday (very early on this side of the pond, as the puck is set to drop at 7am PST). But, here’s a look at their episode of ‘Cribs’ from Sweden – don’t worry though, it’s all in English.

MayorsManor will continue to [...]

Kopitar channels his inner Peter Forsberg with latest goal overseas

Locked out LA Kings center Anze Kopitar scored his second goal in Sweden during yesterday’s 5-3 loss to Orebro. It was his second goal and seventh point since signing on to play with Mora IK and his younger brother Gasper. As you’ll hear in the interview following the clip, it was the same move he [...]

Pics and video from Saturday: Kopitar brothers vs Leksand

On Saturday afternoon, in front of 7,382 fans at the Tegera Arena – roughly double the size of the crowds he’s been playing in front of in Sweden and less than half as many as he’s used to in the States – Anze Kopitar skated in his fourth game for Mora IK.
It could be argued [...]