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Kings' Anze Kopitar is the ultimate two-way player
Kings' Anze Kopitar is the ultimate two-way player

The coach's words were firm and his tone suggested he wasn't asking the impossible of someone he knows well. Kings center Anze Kopitar is leading NHL playoff scorers with 24 points in 22 games and has been instrumental in the run that has brought the Kings to a 1-0 lead over the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup Final, but he hasn't scored a goal in eight games and his points lead over teammate Jeff Carter has shrunk to one. The coach expects more. "Now he's a little quiet so he needs to step up," the coach said in his gravelly voice. "If he wants to keep this position you need to produce and score goals. He knows that. I don't need to tell...

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