Kings' forward named 3rd star of the week in the NHL.

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LOs Angeles Kings' forward Anze Kopitar has been named the NHL's 3rd star of the week.

Kopitar helped the Kings to gain 4 points out of 6 and lead the NHL with 7 points, in only 3 games.

The Slovenian forward is leading the Kings in assits with 25 and points with 38.

On Saturday, he signed a contract extension paying him $80M over a 8 year-period.

Next year, Kopitar will become the highest paid player in the NHL with a $14M salary.