Brown Stays in So Cal To Start Road Trip; Kings Recall Teddy Purcell
February 23, 2009 5 Comments
EL SEGUNDO, CA — On February 23, the Los Angeles Kings recalled right wing Teddy Purcell from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League while right wing Dustin Brown goes on non-roster status.
Brown and his wife Nicole are expecting their second child and birth is imminent.
Brown has scored 23 goals with 25 assists for 45 points and 54 penalty minutes in 58 games this season. He will not travel with the team to Minnesota for Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Wild.
Brown is expected to return to the team later in their current five-game road trip.
Purcell, 23, has scored a goal and has added six points in seventeen games with the Kings this season. With the Monarchs, the 6-3, 202-pound native of St. John’s, Newfoundland has scored 16 goals with 22 assists for 38 points in 38 games.
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