held an optional morning skate Wednesday at
, where they will face the New York Rangers on Wednesday evening in Game 1 of the
telecast will start at 5 p.m., and puck drop is scheduled for 5:22.
The Rangers decided not to skate Wednesday morning and instead were due to make Coach Alain Vigneault and select players available to the media at 2:30 p.m.
"I like the rhythm, personally. I think it's a personal preference from player to player," he said. "I think what's important is the emotional series against Chicago, when you win the way we won and how the seven games went, it's important to use that in a roundabout way.
"That emotional series, you can gain some energy from it. It's about applying it to the next round, and that's the challenge we've got to come out [and face] in Game 1."
Brown also was asked how he thinks goaltender
Quick's numbers during the Kings' 2012 Cup run were stellar: he had a 1.41 goals-against average and .946 save percentage.
"Quickie's a competitor," Brown said. "A lot has been said about his play. I think us players view his play a lot differently than most because we see him on a day-in, day-out basis and the saves he has made that allow us to be playing this time of year.