Kopitar notched a goal and an assist Sunday in a Game 3 loss to the Golden Knights. Kopitar contributed the primary apple on Alex Iafallo's goal to open the scoring and then lit the lamp for the first time in these playoffs with 2:04 left in the contest. Kings coach Jon Stevens commended the captain for his strong play in the post-game presser after Kopitar was held pointless coming in, but it won't matter all that much from a fantasy standpoint unless his team can find a way to overcome a 3-0 series deficit starting Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Kopitar notched his 55th assist and 90th point of the season, but it came in a losing effort as his side fell 2-1 in overtime to the Ducks on Friday. Kopitar's assist helped him break through the barrier, as he's earned 90 points for the first time in his career. With three games left, the century mark is probably out of the question, but he's scored in four of his past five games, so more good things could be coming for your fantasy side.
Kopitar scored a goal in the second period and assisted in the third, helping the Kings earn a 3-0 win over Calgary on Monday. Making matters better was that both points came on the power play, and in fact, every point Los Angeles scored came with the man advantage. That's a great night for Kopitar and for your fantasy prospects, as he closes in on 90 points for the first time in his career.
Kopitar found twine four times in Thursday's 7-1 win over Colorado. Not surprisingly, the veteran center also skated to a plus-3 and finished with a total of seven shots on goal -- a season high. After several disappointing seasons that had many suggesting he was on the downside of his career, Kopitar continues to blow away his previous career highs in the goal (33), assist (53) and point (86) columns. Give yourself a pat on the back if you were savvy to draft him last fall.
Kopitar scored his 29th goal of the season and added three assists in Thursday's win over the Red Wings. Los Angeles handed Detroit its eighth straight loss and Kopitar factored in on all four goals. The first-line center is sporting a six-game point streak and has exploded for 15 points (four goals) in his last nine games. Kopitar has put himself in the Hart Trophy discussion by reaching 80 points for just the second time in his NHL career.
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