Anze Kopitar

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  1. Ducks in a row

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    Last season had a career best season with 92 points in 82 games and won the Selke now this season so far has 3 goals 0 assists 3 points in 9 games playing almost 23 min a game. Why is he playing so many mins? I think they should reduce his mins because things aren't working with that heavy workload per game.
     
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    Stevens is desperate and is taking desperate measures to try and snap the Kings funk.

    Playing your best offensive player more often makes sense but I agree, clearly it isn't working in this case.
     
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    It's the John Stevens MO. Doughty and Kopitar saved his job last year.

    Microcosm of the above is Game 2 of the Kings-VGK series. Kopitar played elite #1 d-man minutes with Doughty out. More minutes than any VGK d-man, only people he played less minutes than were the Kings 1st D pairing.

    He's riding his best players into oblivion because he's absolutely clueless then wonders why they're gassed.
     
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    Struggling.
     
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    He was also benefiting from a very good year by Brown.
     
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    I think you have that backwards. Unless you're saying it's symbiotic to some degree, which I agree with. He was up 31 points on brown and had 7 more goals so it's not like he was just freeloading assists.
     
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    Because he's the second best defenseman after Doughty. This team is way out of sync and Stevens' crap system isn't working. Stevens is going burn out Doughty and Kopitar
     
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    Not at all I was just saying Brown was alot better last season and that is going to positivly impact his numbers.
     
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    Bropitar will be back Sunday.
     
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