Anze Kopitar named a team captain for Kings
Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar has officially been named as the team's new captain.
Kopitar will take the captaincy from Dustin Brown, who failed to reach the 30-point mark for the first time since the 2011-'12 season. Kopitar on the other hand is one of the Kings' offensive leaders and is entering the first year of an eight-year, $80 million contract. Brown was the captain for the Kings for roughly eight years.
Kopitar had an impressive season, tallying 74 points (25 goals and 49 assists) in 81 games played. His Corsi For Percentage of 56.6 was above his career average, but his Relative Corsi For Percentage at Even Strength of -0.8 was well below his career average of 3.0.
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