Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown
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EL SEGUNDO, CA — No, he’s not setting the National Hockey League
on fire, nor is he hot enough to melt the ice he’s been skating on. Nevertheless, much maligned forward Dustin Brown
has not only been a far better player compared to the one he has been the last few seasons, but he has also been one of the Los Angeles Kings
’ best players so far this season.
Through 20 games this season, Brown has scored three goals and has added six assists for nine points. That puts him on pace to score twelve goals and to contribute 25 assists for 37 points.
Last season, Brown ended the regular season with 11 goals and 17 assists, good for 28 points in 82 games.
Although that extrapolation seems to indicate that Brown isn’t showing a tremendous amount of improvement over last season, numbers don’t tell the whole story.
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