Anze Kopitar’s Defense Leads to Kings’ First Goal Against Bruins (Video)

Anze Kopitar is one of the league’s premier defensive forwards, and it was a takeaway from the Los Angeles Kings center that set up the first goal of Thursday’s game against the Boston Bruins.

Kopitar was pressuring the Bruins defensemen on the forecheck when Johnny Boychuk whiffed on a pass and had the puck stolen by the Kings forward. Kopitar then found teammate Jeff Carter skating hard toward the net, and Carter took a pass from Kopitar and scored on Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask.

Check out a breakdown of the Kings’ first goal with the Berkshire Bank Exciting Rewind above.

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During the 2013-14 regular season, Berkshire Bank Foundation will donate $200 for each successful penalty kill by the Bruins to Habitat for Humanity.

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