Captain Brown won't back down

Kings center epitomizes the effort of his team -- he brings the goods at key times

Updated: June 11, 2014, 11:35 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Luc Robitaille, the Hall of Fame winger and Los Angeles Kings president, remembers the day distinctly.

There'd been rumors leading up to the 2012 trade deadline that Kings captain Dustin Brown might be in play. The team was still not assured of a playoff spot, even though head coach Terry Murray had been replaced a few weeks earlier by Darryl Sutter, and Brown was not playing well.

But that night, Feb. 25, 2012, against the Chicago Blackhawks, Brown scored a natural hat ...

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