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Kings can thank former GM Dave Taylor for Brown, Kopitar and Quick
Kings can thank former GM Dave Taylor for Brown, Kopitar and Quick

There is no denying that General Manager Dean Lombardi has built the Kings into a consistent franchise. Still, it may be time for fans to revisit Dave Taylor’s years as general manager. The overall talent has been greatly improved under Lombardi. Yet, where would the Kings be without Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Jonathan Quick. Mistakes were made under Taylor’s regime … anyone remember Sean Avery? There were also moves that are roots to the team’s current success. Brown: He was a first-round pick in 2003. He is described as a “gritty” goal scorer. He brought something else as well. That was clear the first weeks of the 2005-06 season. Brown,...