Dustin Brown
Dustin Brown
Right Wing  - LAK
(BROWN)
Number: 23
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 207
Shoots: Right
Born: Nov 4, 1984  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Ithaca, NY, United States
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Drafted: LAK / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (13th overall)
2010-11: Recipient of NHL Foundation Award (nominated for third consecutive year)…Recipient of Kings Community Service Award for third consecutive year…Kings nominee for King Clancy Memorial Trophy…Kings rankings were the following: first in goals, tied for second in points, second in plus-minus (+17), second in PPG (7), second in shots (228), first in hits (300, third in NHL) and second in takeaways (35)...One of six Kings to play in all 82 regular season games… Had 18 multi-point games (Kings were 15-1-2 in those games)…Two points in three straight games (two goals and GDG in shootout March 24, 2011 vs. San Jose, two assists including 300th NHL point March 26, 2011 vs. Colorado and two goals March 29, 2011 at Edmonton)...Played in 500th NHL game March 13, 2011 at Dallas (18th player to play 500 games with Kings)...Two goals (including 20th of season) Feb. 17, 2011 at NY Rangers - fourth straight season with 20 goals…19 points (7-12=19) in 12-game span (Dec. 2-27, 2010)…Two goals Dec. 27, 2010 at San Jose...Tied career high with four points (2-2=4) and plus-4 rating Dec. 21, 2010 at Colorado...Points/assists (2-9=11) in seven straight games (Dec. 2-18, 2010) - assist streak tied career high...Scored on penalty shot Nov. 13 vs. NY Islanders…PLAYOFFS: Led club in hits (34).

2009-10: Finalist for NHL Foundation Player Award…Second in NHL in hits (287)…One of three Kings to play in all 82 games…Kings Most Popular Player and recipient of Kings Community Service Award…Kings nominee for King Clancy Memorial Trophy…Earned career high in assists…Had 12 multi-point games (Kings were 10-0-2 in those games)…Second career hat trick and career high four points (3-1=4) April 1, 2010 vs. Vancouver…Career high three assists Jan. 26, 2010 at Toronto...Played in 400th NHL game Jan. 23, 2010 at Detroit...Earned 100th NHL goal Jan. 11, 2010 vs. Anaheim…Points (4-6=10) in seven straight games (Oct. 15-28, 2009)...Two goals Oct. 24, 2009 at Phoenix...Earned 200th NHL point Oct. 22, 2009 vs. Dallas…PLAYOFFS: Tied for third on club in points…Assists in first four games of series vs. Vancouver…Led club in hits (32).

2008-09: Finalist for the NHL Foundation Player Award…Kings MVP (Bill Libby Memorial Award), Most Popular Player and recipient of Kings Community Service Award...Third in NHL in hits (285), eighth in NHL in shots (292)…Led Kings in GWG (6)…Led Kings with 17 multi-point games (Kings were 12-2-3 in those games)...Earned 100th career NHL assist March 3, 2009 at Columbus...Missed two games (Feb. 24, 2009 at Minnesota and Feb. 25, 2009 at Philadelphia), as his wife Nicole gave birth to their second child (Mason)...Points (3-4=7) in five straight games (Feb. 14-21, 2009)...Seven multi-point efforts in 13-game span (Jan. 17-Feb. 18, 2009)…Career-high 12 hits Feb. 14, 2009 vs. Edmonton…Career-high five-game goal (6-4=10) streak (Jan. 17-31, 2009)…NHL No. 1 Star of the Week Jan. 25, 2009 (2-1=3, 2 GWG)…Named to 2009 NHL All-Star Team (first appearance)…Played in 300th NHL game Dec. 17, 2008 vs. NY Rangers…First career hat trick Dec. 11, 2008 vs. St. Louis...Career-high 11 shots Dec. 5, 2008 vs. Edmonton...Multi-point efforts in three of four games (Oct. 14-24, 2008)…Named 15th captain in Kings history Oct. 8, 2008...Youngest to wear the “C” in Kings history and only American-born captain in team history.

2007-08: Selected as Kings Most Inspirational Player (Ace Bailey Memorial Award) and Most Popular Player...Finished third on club with career-high 60 points (33-27=60)...Led Kings with career-high 33 goals and tied for first with 12 power-play goals...Tied for first on club with four shootout goals (4-for-8, 50 percent)...Had six multi-goal and 13 multi-point games…Led NHL with 311 hits...Missed two games (Feb. 5, 2008 at New York Rangers and Feb. 7, 2008 at Detroit), as his wife Nicole gave birth to their first child (Jake)…Career-high nine-game point (6-8=14) streak (Nov. 24 to Dec. 10, 2007)...Career high seven-game assist (7a) streak (Nov. 28, to Dec. 10, 2007)...Notched 100th career NHL point Dec. 5, 2007 at Phoenix...Agreed to terms on six-year contract extension Oct. 26, 2007...Played in 200th career NHL game Oct. 19, 2007 at Vancouver.

2006-07: Second club in PPG (13, career high)…Second in NHL in hits (258)…Second on club in PPP (25).

2005-06: Led club in hits (175)…First career two-goal game Dec. 6, 2005 at Toronto…Played in 100th career NHL game March 27, 2006 at Vancouver.

2003-04: Made NHL debut Oct. 9, 2003 at Detroit…First career point (assist) Nov. 5, 2003 at Florida (10th NHL game)…First NHL goal 23, 2003 at Colorado (18th NHL game).

LAST AMATEUR CLUB:  Guelph, OHL…OHL’s Scholastic Player of the Year (Bobby Smith Trophy) in 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03…OHL First All-Rookie Team in 2000-01. 
 
INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team USA at the following tournaments: Olympics: (2010, 6 GP, 0-0=0, alternate captain, silver medal)…World Championships: (2009, 9 GP, 3-5=8, team captain), (2008, 7 GP, 5-4=9), (2006, 7 GP, 5-2=7), (2004: 9 GP, 1-3=4, bronze medal)…World Junior Championships: (2003, 7 GP, 2-2=4), (2002, 7 GP, 1-3=4).

PERSONAL: Nickname: Browny…Wife: Nicole…Kids: Jake (3), Mason (2), Cooper (6 months)…Pets: dog (Milo)…Favorite Movie: The Shawshank Redemption…Favorite TV show: Rescue Me…Favorite actor: Edward Norton…Favorite band: Dave Matthews Band and Kings of Leon…Favorite sport other than hockey: lacrosse…Favorite hockey player growing up: Peter Forsberg…Favorite vacation spot: Hawaii…First job: at a golf course…Wears jersey number because: last available number on high school team…Charities: supports KaBOOM!...Helps the environment by: carpooling…If not a hockey player he would be: teacher… Miscellaneous: better lacrosse player than hockey player growing up.