EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Los Angeles Kings ahead Dustin Brown will retire after this season, his 18th with the membership.
The 37-year-old made the announcement Thursday forward of the Kings’ regular-season finale. Los Angeles will face Edmonton within the first spherical of the Western Convention playoffs.
Brown has performed in a franchise report 1,295 regular-season video games throughout his 18 seasons as a bodily two-way ahead for the Kings. The upstate New York native was a first-round draft choose in 2003. He spent eight seasons as Los Angeles’ captain, elevating the Stanley Cup first after each of the crew’s championships in 2012 and 2014.
Brown has 325 objectives and 387 assists in his profession. He has 9 objectives and 19 assists in 63 video games this season for Los Angeles.
Brown is likely one of the 4 remaining members of the Kings’ championship groups, together with goalie Jonathan Fast, defenseman Drew Doughty and captain Anze Kopitar.
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