Picture of Anze Kopitar. He has signed a two-year extension with the LA Kings.
The LA Kings have signed forward Anze Kopitar to a two-year $14 million contract extension that include a no-move clause.

Life-long LA King Anze Kopitar has signed a two-year contract extension worth $14 million. The extension will likely lead to retirement for Kopitar once his contract expires in the 2025-26 season.

Kopitar had one year left on his current contract. He is coming off a season where he put up 74 points (28g, 46a) in 81 games played. Kopitar’s contract comes with a no-move clause.

Kopitar, 35, was drafted 11th overall by the LA Kings in the 1st round of the 2005 NHL entry draft. Currently over a career that spans 17 seasons, he has a total 1141 points in 1292 games played, and 77 playoffs points in 92 games played.

You can view the Kings salary cap with Kopitar’s updated cap hit to see how the Kopitar contract affects the Kings projected cap space for 2023-24.

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Anze Kopitar contract breakdown


What are Kings fans saying about the Anze Kopitar contract?

$7 million for two years at his age is a bit too much for Kopitar, but he will retire a King.

He is the greatest LA King. No debate. Soooo happy he will be a King for life.

I guess this means no Auston Matthews coming to LA next year.

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