Darryl Sutter attributes Anze Kopitar’s improvement to play in the postseason

Here’s some of what Kings coach Darryl Sutter said Saturday morning about center Anze Kopitar, a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy:

“First off, you look at playoff experience. He plays in many situations and plays many minutes. You learn to manage the game better. It all comes with experience. With ‘Kopi’, a big part of it has been the Kings being successful. He broke his ankle (near the end of the regular season in 2011) and probably learned a lot by watching it (the Kings’ first-round loss to the San Jose Sharks). Then he takes the next step by going deep in the playoffs.”


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