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Swedish team Mora IK courts Anze Kopitar

Sep 16, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT

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Swedish team Mora IK is making a bid to gain Anze Kopitar‘s services during the lockout.

The club needs to clear up insurance money to make it happen, according to a translated article from In an amusing twist, the team is even asking for donations to reach its goal.

One might find it odd that Kopitar would play for a team in Sweden’s second league, yet PHT’s Joe Yerdon found out that his brother Gasper Kopitar is on Mora’s roster.

(Kopitar may need to dominate inferior competition in a different number if he signs, as Patrick Bjorkstrand currently sports his No. 11.)

  1. windmiller4 - Sep 17, 2012 at 12:28 AM

    Good for him if he goes, Taking family over bigger contract offers is always admirable

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