The Kings have locked up their future.
On the same day the Kings announced Rob Blake as assistant GM, the team locked up captain Dustin Brown with an eight-year extension.
Brown will remain a King through the 2021-22 season, Kings presidentgeneral manager Dean Lombardi announced on Thursday.
Brown, 28, has played his entire nine-year NHL career with the Kings and became the first player in team history to hoist the Stanley Cup when the Kings eliminated the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Final in June, 2012. He's been the team captain since 2008 (15th team captain in team history) and is the only American-born team captain and youngest to ever wear the "C" in team history.
While a member of the Kings, Brown has accumulated 388 points (181-207=388) and 452 penalty minutes in 641 regular season games. Brown ranks eighth in games played, 10th in goals, 17th in assists, 12th in points, seventh in power play goals (69) and tied for seventh in game-winning goals (25).