Dustin Brown’s game plan vs Nasville, plus LA ticket contest

Last week, the Kings traveled to Nashville, outshot the Predators 31-28 and still came away with a 2-1 loss. Revenge isn’t the top priority for LA captain Dustin Brown at the moment though.
“Considering the situation, at this point in the year, you’re not looking at the opponent as a team we just played a week […]

One-on-one with LA captain Dustin Brown, talking trade rumors

Dustin Brown has averaged 27 goals per season over the last four years, he’s always near the top of the league in hits (currently second) and has a very favorable contract, including a cap hit of $3.175 million per season.
Who wouldn’t want that guy on their team? So, of course, teams are interested in him.
But, […]

Kings captain Dustin Brown may have found the ‘I’ in team

Dustin Brown at practice (photo: D. Sheehan)

We’ve all heard there’s no ‘I’ in team. Or is there?
Earlier today, Kings coach Darryl Sutter called out two of his star players – Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown – actually saying they ‘talk too much about the team’ and ‘should talk more about themselves, what they bring to […]

Sutter, Brown and just about everybody at a loss for words

For the second straight game the Kings lost 1-0. With Jonathan Quick in net, it’s almost like rinse and repeat. He’s playing stellar in net and the team in front of him just can’t seem to find a way to bang a few pucks in down at the other end of the ice.
After dropping a […]

Quotes from the Flames locker room after 1-0 win in LA

In a 1-0 game, it wasn’t that surprising when the goaltenders were selected as the top two stars, with Calgary’s Mikka Kiprusoff receiving number one and LA’s Jonathan Quick getting second. The third star went to Mike Cammalleri, who scored the lone goal of the game. It was his fifth goal in 14 games since […]

Captain Dustin Brown on LA’s effort – ‘That’s what it’s going to take’

We already posted postgame comments from LA coach Darryl Sutter and defenseman Rob Scuderi following the Kings 4-3 win over the visiting Phoenix Coyotes.
Now, we turn to team captain Dustin Brown, who recorded his fifth game-winning goal of the season in tonight’s victory. He now has five points in the last six […]

LA Kings Dustin Brown on off-ice value of Mike Richards

A few weeks after the blockbuster trade that brought Flyers captain Mike Richards to the Kings, coach Terry Murray made one thing perfectly clear – Dustin Brown is his captain.
Then, when Richards was introduced to the media soon thereafter, he let it be known – he didn’t have any grandiose plans about taking on a […]

LA Kings Dustin Brown – ‘This year is a different feeling’

As the captain of the Kings, Dustin Brown has seen things slowly evolve in Los Angeles – moving from a team full of prospects and role players into a legitimate Stanley Cup contender.
With the acquisitions of Mike Richards, Simon Gagne and Ethan Moreau, he says this year is “entirely different” than any other year up to […]

Mike Richards talks leadership and wearing a letter in LA

Earlier today we posted comments from Kings coach Terry Murray regarding the leadership styles of Dustin Brown, Mike Richards and Simon Gagne.
Now, Richards is back to weigh in with some thoughts on the whole subject…
While other guys may have the letters on their jersey, how long will it take you to establish a leadership role […]

LA Kings coach on leadership of Brown, Richards, Gagne

Simon Gagne (photo: LAKings.com)

The Kings may be one of the youngest teams in the league, yet leadership shouldn’t be an issue in Los Angeles.
For the past three seasons, Dustin Brown has been the captain, with Matt Greene and Anze Kopitar serving as alternates over the same time period.
Additionally, numerous other players in the locker room have […]