The targeted game: Thursday against the
"We'll see how it goes the next 24 hours but based off today, I think I'm ready to go," Brown said Wednesday after practice. "Just making sure I'm ready to go. Everything has gotten better over the last few days, progressively.
"From what I'm getting back from, that's the type of practice I needed. It's one thing — skating by yourself — but to get in the corners, for me it was great."
The Kings have lost three straight games — falling to Toronto, the
"I watched one game from in a suite, and that gives you a whole new perspective on the game. It looks very easy," Brown said, jokingly. "Then I watched another game on TV. You see different things from different viewpoints. But I also have the experience of being on the bench and understanding.
"You can see tendencies from a team aspect. If there was a way to watch yourself from a suite standpoint … you see a lot more from overhead. When you watch on film, it doesn't really [do] it justice."
"I was much different because I was 29 years old and I wasn't good enough to play in the league anymore," Sutter said. "I had to find that out. Did I like it at the start? No.
"I was an assistant coach and I didn't like that. And I was fortunate to be in an organization that molded me, let me go be a head coach at the level I should have been at, which was a level down."
Part of the coaching conversation started in relation to Kings center
"Jarret's work ethic clearly inspires guys he plays with," Sutter said. "If you don't work your tail off and you play with Stollie, it stands out. ... A lot of other teams, players like that get talked about.
"Well-trained. Great practice habits. Knows the game. Understands his role. He's going to be a good coach."
It's the return of former Kings left wing Dustin Penner. He was signed by the Ducks as a free agent in July and moved to Washington just before the deadline. He has no goals and one assist in eight games with the Capitals.
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