Brown Leads L.A. to Cup

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Dustin Brown is unlikely to stand up in the Los Angeles locker room before the Stanley Cup finals opener Wednesday night and deliver a stirring, emotional speech that would make Mark Messier proud.

The Kings captain prefers showing to telling, and his playoff performance has shown he's good enough to lead the Kings toward their first title.

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Brown's hard-hitting, high-scoring leadership has been the biggest revelation of the postseason for the eighth-seeded Kings. But his quantum leap forward began during the regular season. Brown's run of stellar play began right after he became prominently featured in trade-deadline rumors.

Brown is the postseason's third-leading scorer and one of its biggest hitters, too. Critics call him dirty, but his teammates say he's brilliant at toeing the line of legality.

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