Tag Archive for Dustin Brown

Spector Says Brown Won’t Be Traded For All the Obvious Reasons

Dustin Brown to Atlanta as part of a deal for Kovalchuk?  Ain’t happenin’. Brown’s their captain, part of the corps of young talent around which management has rebuilt the Kings, he’s among their leading scorers and one of their best physical players, plus they’ve got him signed to an affordable $3.175 million per season for the…

Note to players making more than $3 million per year: just because you’re playing the system and it’s all about the team and you’re paying attention to the little things DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN’T TAKE OVER A GAME AND STEAL A FEW

The nice thing about buying-in to the system is that, in theory, if you take the leap of faith, the system works. And, lo and behold, the system does work. For the most part, the Kings are the best team they’ve been since the beginning of the decade, and for the most part the players…

From The Puck Stops Here : Kings Lead The West

Kings are getting more and more non-Kings site blogosphere attention: I don’t think anyone would have predicted that the Los Angeles Kings would be first in the West Conference in mid-December, but they are.  The Kings have a 22-14 record (with three overtime loss points) to give them 47 points.  Skeptics are quick to note…

HockeyBuzz.com – Matthew Barry – Dustin Brown Sounds Off

Following practice yesterday, I asked Brown simply, is there a problem? “I think its an individual thing.” Brown began. “We’re professionals. We’re paid to come prepared to play. I think it’s something that every individual on this team, they need to come ready. Partly it’s coming together as a team but if you’re not ready…

Kings Points Leaders Since Ryan Smith Injury

Wayne Simmonds 4+4=8 Scott Parse 3+5=8 Randy Jones 3+5=8 Jarret Stoll 3+4=7 Alexander Frolov 3+2=5 Drew Doughty 3+2=5 Justin Williams 3+2=5 Dustin Brown 0+5=5 Brad Richardson 3+1=4 Jack Johnson 1+3=4 Sean O’Donnell 0+3=3 Anze Kopitar 0+3=3 Matt Greene 1+0=1 Davis Drewiske 0+1=1 Teddy Purcell 0+0=0 Raitis Ivanans 0+0=0 Peter Harrold 0+0=0 Just looking at goals:…

When is Your Checking Line Not Your Checking Line?

I just noticed something fascinating in the Kings exotic stats numbers from the first four games. Actually, I noticed it after game three, but put off mentioning it because I thought maybe it was statistical white noise. I still think it might be. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me back up. We all…