Dustin Brown RUMORS & NEWS

  • Anze Kopitar may be in, and Dustin Brown out, as Kings captain

    Los Angeles Times "There were smiles and polite words about group leadership, and the coach said the captain had been asked to relinquish his position to a teammate and, as “a gentleman,” he had agreed to do so. Was this all about Kings captain Dustin Brown stepping aside for his friend and teammate, $80-million..." May 28

  • Brown told he's no longer Kings' captain

    TSN "The Los Angeles Kings will be naming a new captain for next season as TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli tweeted on Friday that Dustin Brown has been told he will no longer wear the 'C' for the team. Brown captained the Kings to Stanley Cup victories in 2012 and 2014." May 27

  • Brown, Getzlaf and Toews named finalists for Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone

    NHL.com "Forwards Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone, awarded "to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to..." April 29

  • Kings coach Sutter to reunite Brown with Kopitar

    NHL.com "Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown has long known that center Anze Kopitar is a worthy candidate for the Selke Trophy. He'll get a reminder of that Thursday when he's reunited with Kopitar. Brown was back with Kopitar on the top line, with Marian Gaborik at left wing, at the Kings morning..." April 24

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    lisa dillman @reallisa

    Brown upper body injury. not expected to retrun

  • Dustin Brown is hurt as well as sick

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dustin Brown is dealing with more than just an illness. The Los Angeles Kings captain didn’t play on Saturday and missed Sunday’s practice due to a lower-body injury as well, according to LA Kings Insider. The ailment is being termed as minor, but it looks like he’ll probably miss a second..." March 16

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    Greg Wyshynski @wyshynski

    Bylsma on Brown benching: We were going with players we thought could score a goal.

  • Brown: “I could be a hell of a lot better”

    LA Kings Insider "The numbers adding up alongside Dustin Brown’s name do not paint a picture of a memorable first half. With seven goals and 13 points through his first 41 games, he’s on pace for his lowest totals since his first two NHL seasons. Since recording an assist on an Anze Kopitar power play goal 42..." January 04

  • Kings captain Brown slumping, Sutter concerned

    Pro Hockey Talk "Of all the alarming statistics Los Angeles captain Dustin Brown has compiled this year, one stands out above the rest — 25 hits through 12 games, way down from his usual average. For Brown, it’s not a big deal — “I don’t really look at my hit totals, I probably get more physical as the year..." October 29

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    lisa dillman @reallisa

    Hello Dustin Brown pic.twitter.com/z2TEyRQBIt

  • Kings Captain Dustin Brown Agrees to Eight-Year Extension

    NHL.com "The Los Angeles Kings have announced an eight year contract extension with team captain Dustin Brown, Kings President/General Manager Dean Lombardi announced today. Brown, who has one year left on his current deal, will remain a King through the 2021-22 season. Brown, 28, has played his entire..." July 18

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Dustin Brown says he tore his PCL in his knee in Game 6 last round. Played through it

  • Kings need weary Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown

    Chicago Tribune "The locker room had emptied out, his teammates heading home, when Anze Kopitar finally emerged. Medical treatment for an unspecified ailment had kept him around late, but that wasn't the only reason for the weary look on his face. Kopitar had endured a tough night against the Chicago..." June 08

  • Kings Brown suspended two games for elbow on Pominville

    TSN "Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown has been suspended two games for an elbow to the head of Wild forward Jason Pominville during Tuesday's game in Minnesota. Midway through the second period of the Kings' 2-1 loss to the Wild, Brown caught Pominville in the head, knocking the Wild forward..." April 25

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    Renaud Lavoie @RenLavoieRDS

    2 games suspension for Dustin Brown. He'll miss the rest of the season for the Kings but will be available for the playoffs. #RDS

  • Kings' Brown faces hearing for elbow on Pominville

    NHL.com "Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown faces a disciplinary hearing Wednesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety for an incident that occurred during a game Tuesday against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being..." April 24

  • Brown delivers knockout punch when his team needed him most

    Buffalo News "Dustin Brown wasn't sure how to express himself with the celebration around him after the game. He had handed off the Stanley Cup to teammate Willie Mitchell a good 20 minutes earlier and still hadn't collected himself, stopping briefly and saying nothing and everything just the same. "There..." June 12

  • Line of Dustin Brown-Anze Kopitar-Justin Williams tough to handle

    Los Angeles Times "They won a mere two games in December and ended up using seven goalies during a not-so-memorable Kings season in 2007-08. But one of those goalies — Jason LaBarbera — recognized something special in two of the Kings' young forwards, Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar. They had career breakthrough..." May 15

  • Los Angeles Kings, especially Dustin Brown, appreciate the rest

    Los Angeles Times "After playing a bruising series against the St. Louis Bluesand delivering enough hits to rank fifth among playoff performers, Kings captain Dustin Brown was glad to get some rest Monday. For his mind. His body needed the respite after he dished out 39 hits over two rounds and helped carry..." May 08

  • What can Brown do? Plenty

    L.A. Daily News "This was the perfect way for the Kings to celebrate their nearly two decades-long drought of playing in the Western Conference finals. The Dustin Brown way. The captain, who shockingly was rumored to be traded this season, scored a tiebreaking goal late in the first period to give the Kings..." May 07

  • Good times roll for Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar

    Los Angeles Times "As the longest-serving current Kings, forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar have been through the worst of hockey times. Brown, who made his NHL debut during the 2003-04 season, and Kopitar, who made an immediate impact as a rookie in 2006-07, have been there for all the broken promises and..." May 07

  • Brown's hit benches Blues' confidence

    L.A. Daily News "Nothing summed up the Kings' swagger more than the hit captain Dustin Brown put on St. Louis winger David Backes that sent him into his own bench in the second period. Backes is supposed to be the Blues' big, physical, imposing threat. He's supposed to embody the aggressive nature of the Blues...." May 04

  • KINGS 1, VANCOUVER 0: Captain Brown scores lone goal as L.A. takes 3-0 series lead

    L.A. Daily News "The Kings have moved to within one game of the greatest upset in franchise history since 1982's "Miracle on Manchester," when they toppled Wayne Gretzky's Edmonton Oilers. The eighth-seeded Kings dropped the league-leading Vancouver Canucks 1-0 Sunday in front of 18,352 fans at Staples Center,..." April 16

  • Dustin Brown remains a cornerstone for Kings

    Los Angeles Times "Sounds of little-kid celebration wafted upstairs and pierced Dustin Brown's bubble of sick-bay isolation. Captain, contagious. Not only was Kings captain Brown ailing, feeling sweaty and cold at the same time, and unable to fully participate in the birthday party for two of his three sons,..." March 28

  • Kings coach says he needs more from Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar

    Los Angeles Times "This time, the tough message wasn't aimed at struggling forward Dustin Penner. Instead, Kings Coach Darryl Sutter directed it at his star players, captain Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar, calling out the duo. "These guys talk too much about the team," Sutter said Monday after practice. "They..." February 21