The band is getting back together.
Well, at least two-thirds of it.
Based on line rushes at Thursday’s morning skate at
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"For me, I've played on and off with him the majority of his career," Brown said. "Probably more so than not. I know how he plays. He knows how I play. The way his game has developed over the last few years, his puck possession, it allows me to get to the net and be that guy that cleans up all the trash he creates.
Brown and Kopitar were together the first nine games of the season and the majority of the first two months before Brown was shifted to the third line with Stoll.
"We're in a tough situation," Brown said of the San Jose Sharks' 3-0 series lead. "But again, it's still an opportunity to get back on track. We have to. At the end of the day, we all understand what's at stake. It's just an opportunity.
"We've been struggling as a group. Just switching a couple of guys around, slotting guys. At this point it's do-or-die, so go with it.
Brown has no points in three games and Williams is still looking for his first point of the series. Kopitar, the Kings' leading scorer in the playoffs, has three assists and no goals and Gabork has scored once.
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