They’re not quite State of the Union addresses, but Dustin Brown has always done an admirable job of divorcing himself from emotion and articulately answering all questions about the team without bias or prejudice. It was why when the veteran was available for a brief chat after Wednesday’s practice... Read More
Dustin Brown is the Los Angeles Kings’ ambassador for the You Can Play Project, which has partnered with the NHL as part of the league's Hockey Is For Everyone month in an effort to raise support and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues and in the fight against homophobi... Read More
Peter Budaj, on his sixth shutout of the season:
I mean, just playing up here this year I think is more than I could imagine. I'm just very thankful to be here. The team's playing great in front of me and we have a great group of guys. We work tremendously hard to keep going and try to give us a ch... Read More
Jake Muzzin, on using possession to facilitate overtime success:
I mean, that’s the big thing for our club is keeping possession of the puck and not forcing plays or giving it away. We kind of just be patient with it and wait for our opportunity. When we get it, we’ve got to capitalize on it, and w... Read More
When Jake Muzzin wound up for a shot during a first period power play Thursday night, Dustin Brown was in his office, directly in front of the blue paint, taking away the goaltender’s eyes with a successful screen.
It wasn’t the first time Brown has helped facilitate offense from point blank... Read More
There were a few altercations during a stretch of mid-third period play between the Kings and Sharks at Staples Center on Saturday, and because the teams meet at the SAP Center to conclude the home-and-home set on Tuesday, it was worth getting an ice level sense of what exactly happened.
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Even though they’re conversation catalysts, the constant update of line combinations can be a moderate waste of time. Players are moved around due to efficiency, inefficiency, injury, health, ability to generate chemistry, the lacking of chemistry, when at home, when on the road, when facing highly ... Read More
Good afternoon, Insiders. I'm going to keep this (kind of) brief, not because Nashville is calling, but because I spoke with Anze Kopitar, Darryl had a lot of interesting things to say, and you're probably interested in both of those things.
-It was an optional practice. All co... Read More
Dustin Brown suffered an upper-body injury late in the Kings' 1-0 overtime win over Pittsburgh on Friday and did not play against Boston Sunday afternoon at TD Garden. The injury was a shoulder injury, according to a source, and was not expected to sideline the rugged forward for any extended length... Read More
The Kings took the ice at KeyBank Arena on Wednesday some 15 hours after exiting the ice exiting it following one of their more difficult losses of a season that has shown signs of volatility but hasn't yet cost them dearly in the standings. The particulars don’t need to be rehashed – if you’re read... Read More