Kings center Anze Kopitar, Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen named to Team Europe squad for World Cup

Kings center Anze Kopitar and Ducks goaltender Frederik Andersen were named Wednesday to the 16-player preliminary roster of Team Europe for the World Cup of Hockey next fall in Toronto. Kopitar (Slovenia) is the Kings’ leading scorer with 53 points (18 goals, 35 assists). Andersen (Denmark) is the Ducks’ leader with 16 victories. Team Europe is comprised of players outside of the national teams of the Czech Republic, Finland, Russia and Sweden.