If Dustin Brown stands up in the Los Angeles locker room before the Stanley Cup finals opener Wednesday night and delivers a stirring, emotional speech that would make Mark Messier proud, his teammates won’t know how to react.
Justin Williams remembers every game of the Carolina Hurricanes’ 25-game grind through the 2006 playoffs. He knows all about the blood, sweat and exhaustion necessary to raise the Stanley Cup.
Jonathan Quick made 41 saves, Dustin Brown scored on a long rebound with 13:30 to play, and the eighth-seeded Los Angeles Kings pushed the Vancouver Canucks to the brink of elimination with a 1-0 victory in Game 3 on Sunday night.
Dustin Brown played in 431 regular-season games before he finally got into the NHL postseason two years ago. Although he has an Olympic medal, a lucrative contract and a “C” on his shoulder, he’s never been on a playoff run longer than 12 days.
Dustin Brown tied an NHL playoff record with two short-handed goals, Jonathan Quick made 46 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the top-seeded Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Dustin Brown scored three goals in an early 15-minute stretch and matched his career high with four points in an impressive response to trade rumors, and Jonathan Quick earned his NHL-leading seventh shutout in the Los Angeles Kings’ 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night.
The Los Angeles Kings bounced back from an embarrassing 8-2 loss in Detroit with a 3-2 shooutout victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Dustin Brown scored two goals and Jonathan Bernier stopped 32 shots to record his third shutout of the season in the Los Angeles Kings’ 2-0 victory over the last-place Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown each had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Nashville Predators 4-2 Tuesday night to wrap up the franchise’s first sweep of a four-game road trip.
Dustin Brown scored with 5:17 remaining in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 28 saves in the Los Angeles Kings’ 2-1 victory over the slumping Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
As soon as the Los Angeles Kings found a way to get one puck past Antti Niemi, they kept knocking more into the net.
The Los Angeles Kings’ No. 1 line became considerably stronger with the addition of Marco Sturm.