LAKings.com caught up with Kings captain and forward Dustin Brown to ask six questions about what he does during the offseason.
Selected as the Kings MVP (Bill Libby Memorial Award), Most Popular Player and recipient of the Kings Community Service Award, Brown donated $50 for every hit he made (285, third in the NHL) in the 2008-09 season to non-profit KaBOOM! for total of $14,250. He also represented Team USA at the 2009 World Championships as well as representing the Kings at the NHL All-Star Game in Montreal. Ranked eighth in the NHL with 292 shots (which led the Kings), Brown also led the Kings with 17 multi-point games (the team was 12-2-3 in those games). He earned 100th career assist in NHL and as a King on March 3, 2009 at Columbus.
LAKings.com: What was the first thing you did after the season ended?
Brown: I relaxed for a week and then went to World Championships in Berne, Switzerland (News Story).
LAKings.com: Where are you living during the summer?
Brown: I split the time. I was in Ithaca, New York for six weeks but now I am back in Los Angeles from July onward.
LAKings.com: How do you keep in shape during the offseason? Describe a typical workout.
Brown: We do about an hour and a half of field work and then an hour and a half of weights.
LAKings.com: What is your favorite summer activity?
Brown: I really just enjoy spending time with my kids.
LAKings.com: What was your favorite moment of the 2008-09 season?
Brown: All of the comebacks that we had during the season (Kings 2008-09 Schedule and Results | Be part of the comeback).
LAKings.com: What are you most looking forward to for next season?
Brown: The playoffs, plain and simple.
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