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Kings’ Brown discusses potential contract extension

Apr 28, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT

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Like him or not, most would agree that Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown is a steal with a cap hit of $3.175 million that expires after next season.

A two-game suspension allowed him some time to rest up a bit, and maybe think about his next contract. He discussed the possibility of inking a new deal this summer with John Hoven of Mayor’s Manor.

“I’ve been a King my whole life, my whole career, and I hope to stay here,” Brown said. “I still have another year left on my existing deal and I plan on at least playing that out. If we get to talking this summer, then we get to talking. If it doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen. It’s one of those things.”

The 28-year-old forward hopes that his negotiations don’t take the focus away from his team either way.

“If they’d like to extend me, I’d like to get it done before next season just to avoid the whole kind of (drama) that you saw in Anaheim (with Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry),” Brown said. “It became a distraction not just for those players, but I think for the organization as a whole.”

Like Getzlaf and Perry, his days of being a huge bargain might just be over soon, too.

  1. dumbassgreg - Apr 28, 2013 at 10:39 PM

    want new contract do it same way you play. hit lombardi from behind or at the knees. then turtle. lmao

    • blomfeld - Apr 29, 2013 at 1:45 AM

      and like with all due respect man … it’s like, are you retarded or something, seriously ?

    • kingsfan93 - Apr 29, 2013 at 2:27 AM

      Your name says it all >dumbassgreg.

      Why don’t you get to know about you are talking about, before putting it out there for everyone else to see? It just makes you look bad. Not that you care, obviously, because your name and comment sums it up.

  2. rgledz - Apr 28, 2013 at 11:49 PM

    Just chicken wing the GM and knock him out cold, then when he wakes up ……..negotiate. Dirty player, dirty negotiations….why not?

    • blomfeld - Apr 29, 2013 at 1:48 AM

      same thing for you pal … are you feeling alright ?

  3. blomfeld - Apr 29, 2013 at 12:27 AM

    CAPTAIN ON THE BRIDGE !

    “as you were gentlemen” … The bottom line friends is that Dustin Brown, captain of our reigning Stanley Cup champion LA Kings is going absolutely nowhere, other than getting in the face of idiots who dare to stand in the way of our glorious enterprise! I can’t wait for Tuesday night now when it all finally gets going … it’s like Christmas eve man! :)

  4. barroomhero80 - Apr 29, 2013 at 12:41 AM

    Dumbassgreg. Yup your a dumbass princess. GKG

  5. profsudz - Apr 29, 2013 at 1:43 AM

    Get him on Taylor Hall’s team. They can live the thug life together in a gang

    • blomfeld - Apr 29, 2013 at 1:51 AM

      just ‘beat it’ you human flotsam !

      • profsudz - Apr 29, 2013 at 1:55 AM

        Thanks for teaching me a new word. Normally I don’t catch anything but possible STDs from LA fans

  6. kingsforever - Apr 29, 2013 at 10:34 AM

    4.5 M. Don’t ask for much more Brownie

  7. desertfan - Apr 29, 2013 at 10:53 AM

    6 years at $5M per

  8. ron05342 - Apr 29, 2013 at 11:02 AM

    A few idiots here commenting on Brown as a dirty player really don’t pay much attention to hockey. So just ignore the knuckleheads.

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