May 28, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) celebrates after a goal by teammate Justin Williams (not pictured) in the second period of game seven of the second round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the San Jose Sharks at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Dustin Brown Inks 8-Year Extension With LA Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to an 8-year extension with team captain, Dustin Brown, to stay in the organization until at least 2022. Before signing this new extension, Brown’s contract had only one year remaining on it. The Kings obviously didn’t want to lose their captain, so they reached an agreement on an extension.

Brown will be the 10th player on the Los Angeles Kings to sign long-term contracts. The list includes other players like Anze Kopitar, and Jonathan Quick.

He has spent his whole NHL career (9 Years) with the team, and will be spending the next 8 with them as well. He was a big factor that propelled the team to a Stanley Cup Championship in 2012. And he has now been rewarded with a long term deal. Brown took over the role of team captain in 2008, and hasn’t looked back since.

The Los Angeles Kings have made it obvious that they like the players they have, and want to keep them around and not change too much. It’s a good strategy, but I want to hear your opinion. With 10 players linked to long term deals, how well will the LA Kings be in the next decade? Will they win another Championship, maybe 2, maybe more? Let me know in the comments below!

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