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Dustin Brown is confident he will play in Kings' opener next week

Dustin Brown is confident he will play in Kings' opener next week

With the Kings heading off to the gambling capital of the world, Las Vegas, for two exhibitions, it almost seemed appropriate to ask a percentage-based question. Kings captain Dustin Brown continues to improve in his recovery from a hamstring injury … so what are the chances he will be in the lineup for the season opener Thursday against Minnesota at Xcel Energy Center? "If you ask me — 100%. Barring no setbacks," Brown said Thursday after practice. "If you ask me today: Will I be playing in Minnesota? Yeah." Said Kings Coach Darryl Sutter: "As long as he continues to go forward, he will be." Kings goalie Jonathan Quick will play Friday...

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