L.A. Kings: Looking at the Play of Dustin Brown and Company During the Lockout
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The Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings should be defending their title right now.
However, they have been prevented from starting their defense because of the NHL lockout, which is now in its fifth month.
At this point, four key Kings players are competing in European hockey leagues, while two more are playing in the minor leagues.
Dustin Brown is playing for ZSC of the Swedish Elite League.
He has played in 14 games for ZSC, and he has scored six goals and four assists with 24 minutes in penalties.
Anze Kopitar continues to be a clutch scorer whether he is playing in the NHL or the Swedish Elite League.
He is playing for Mora, and he has scored nine goals and 20 assists in 27 games. Kopitar has 10 penalty minutes, and he is minus-four on the plus-minus.
Alec Martinez has been playing with TPS Turku of the Finnish Elite League.
The hard-hitting Kings defenseman has a goal and an assist in 11 games along eight penalty minutes and a plus-two rating.
Los Angeles Kings backup goalie Jonathan Bernier is playing with Heilbronner Falken of the German Elite League.
Bernier has played 13 games and he has a 2.57 goals against average. He has registered one shutout.
Forward Dwight King has been playing with the Kings' minor league team.
King has played 26 games for the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. King has five goals and 11 assists, and he is plus-five during his run with the Monarchs.
You might expect that Russian native Slava Voynov would be playing in the KHL.
However, the defenseman is playing with the AHL Manchester Monarchs. Voynov has played 33 games for the Monarchs, and he has six goals and nine assists.
Voynov has 22 penalty minutes and a minus-one rating.