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Dustin Brown is hurt as well as sick

Mar 16, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT

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Dustin Brown is dealing with more than just an illness. The Los Angeles Kings captain didn’t play on Saturday and missed Sunday’s practice due to a lower-body injury as well, according to LA Kings Insider.

The ailment is being termed as minor, but it looks like he’ll probably miss a second straight game on Monday and his availability for Thursday’s contest is still up in the air.

He was hurt earlier this week, which means that this might be related to his benching on Thursday. He was limited to 10:12 minutes in that game and when Kings coach Darryl Sutter was asked about it, he said it was because Brown’s line was tired.

The 29-year-old forward is having a rough season, but he was hot following the Olympics with two goals and six points in six games. Meanwhile the Kings have lost two straight games and are all-but locked in as the Pacific Division’s third seed.

  1. bsaures - Mar 16, 2014 at 4:51 PM

    No the benching was more about him being useless this year.

  2. strictlythedanks - Mar 16, 2014 at 5:25 PM

    as well as a prick

    • toesml - Mar 16, 2014 at 9:49 PM

      A prick is a compliment, browmie boy is a cheap shot punk!

      • blomfeld - Mar 16, 2014 at 11:31 PM

        hate to say this, but you three losers are what we used to call ‘suck holes’ back in the 70’s … all tough and pompous in their shiny leather jackets, but once the action started, nothing but ‘bloodied & beaten’ fools lying face down in the street …

      • areaman714 - Mar 16, 2014 at 11:57 PM

        Blom, you are the only one making physical threats with your internet muscle. I imagine you knee and run like your idol, Browknee . . .

      • soro17 - Mar 17, 2014 at 11:38 AM

        “suck holes” – you just described Brown.

  3. aldog83 - Mar 16, 2014 at 7:10 PM

    SAN JOSE AGAIN.

    THIS TIME GAME 7 WOULD BE IN SJ.

    Kings better pick it up.

    Not only SJ in 1st but due to the playoff brackets and seeding changes if the the winner of KINGS/SHARKS series would likely play ANAHEIM DUCKS in the 1st Rd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    NHL has regionalized playoffs so that the 1st 2 rds are (minus the wild cards) will be division specific.

    If 2 powerhouse teams are in the same division CHI/STL or ANA/SJ/LA they will have to meet in the 2nd rd for years to come instead of usually having a 1-2 Seed meet in the Conference finals…..they will be forced to knock each other out by the 2nd round every year!

    Reminds me of the Mid 80’s to 90’s where the OILERS and FLAMES were the 2 best teams in the NHL but since they were in the same division they ended up knocking each other out in the 2nd RD and the Conference Finals were a Joke because the they would get ROLLED by the Oilers or Flames

    • machosasquatcho - Mar 16, 2014 at 11:12 PM

      Dear diary.

      • patthehockeyfan - Mar 17, 2014 at 10:44 AM

        Sasquatcho

        I’m sorry. I can’t address you as macho – that name you chose evokes thoughts of someone who overcompensates for his shortcomings (SHORT being the operative word here, if you get my drift).

        You seem to have an obsession with blomfeld and joey. One might even suspect that you are, in fact, a third iteration of them – the triplet who is evil and who posts remarks in order to argue with the others (rather, with yourself). It’s either that, or you have some sort of man-love thing going for blomfeld, and a man-boy fascination with joey4id.

        I’ve noticed that you don’t post substantive comments nor comments having anything to do with the particular article. This leads me to believe that you are merely a troll who searches for people to insult and call names. This speaks of someone who was picked on as a child … one having been bullied who grows up to be a bully.

        I suggest you get help for this mental problem of yours. As to your physical problem (your shortcoming), I’m afraid there is no help for that. Perhaps, for your next screen name, you might fantasize further and call yourself some variation of John Holmes. That might make you feel better about yourself.

        Bye-bye, LITTLE man.

    • blomfeld - Mar 16, 2014 at 11:39 PM

      yes Aldog83, I agree … however we have to play through them regardless and so why not ‘deal’ with them sooner than later ? … regardless, we Kings are a team ‘built’ for the playoffs as you know … so don’t read too much into this ‘regular season’ fluff …

  4. blomfeld - Mar 17, 2014 at 12:01 AM

    FUNNY HOW TRUTH ‘ALWAYS’ SILENCES THE LIAR

    “Invite the infidel to the River Jordan and there where the current is strongest, push him in so that he may drown like the rat he is” … Luke 17:6

    Full marks to Dadoun and crew for penning this excellent article ! It’s like ‘of course’ there was an explanation for our SC winning captain not feeling up to par eh ? Anyway, now all we can do is hope that Dustin can mend his hurts ‘post haste’ and thus be able to take his place back in our vanguard asap. Friends, I believe that that will be the case and God willing it will ! :)

    “Invite the infidel to a grand feast and there offer him a generous fare, laced with poisons … as he succumbs to God’s will, you may hurl stones and cedar logs upon him” … Proverbs 9:3

    GO CAPTAIN BROWN !!!

    GO SC CHAMPION LA KINGS … TODAY, TOMORROW AND FOREVER !!!!!!

  5. jhaegs - Mar 17, 2014 at 2:15 AM

    “Brown is hurt as well as sick… and he sucks”

  6. mackattack29 - Mar 18, 2014 at 1:33 AM

    The whole LA team is a bunch of bags filled with douche.

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