| COMBAT HOCKEY SIGNS LOS ANGELES KINGS CAPTAIN, DUSTIN BROWN |
OTTAWA (Canada) – July 2010 - Combat Hockey is pleased to announce the signing of NHL player, Los Angeles Kings Captain, Dustin Brown to a multi year endorsement contract. As an USA Olympic Hockey Silver Medalist and 1st round draft pick (13th overall), Dustin is quickly becoming a legend in his own right. As part of the agreement, Dustin will use the industry leading Combat composite One Piece Stick Technology in all NHL regular season and playoff games for duration of the agreement.
“We are extremely proud to have an athlete like Dustin join our growing team, and it was important that we found a player who exemplified all of the qualities of a great player including skill, toughness and leadership. Dustin is one of the NHL’s great young players who also has a strong conviction for charity work which is in line with Combat’s interest in the grassroots approach and we look forward to working with him for many years to come as his career progresses” says Steven Sutherland, President of Combat Sports. “Dustin’s outstanding track record speaks for itself and we are excited for what the future holds for both Dustin and Combat.” The company has plans to add additional “strategic” partners to its stable of NHL players in the coming months.
Ranked second in the NHL with 287 hits…Dustin is one of three Kings to play in all 82 games. Selected as the Kings Most Popular Player and recipient of the Kings Community Service Award…Kings nominee for 2009-10 King Clancy Memorial Trophy…Two points (1-1=2) and OT winner April 11 at Colorado (4th career OT goal)…100th consecutive game (streak started 2-27-09) April 3 vs. ANA...Second career hat trick and career high four points (3-1=4) April 1 vs. VAN…Career high three assists Jan. 26 at TOR...Played in 400th NHL/Kings game Jan. 23 at DET...Two points (1-1=2) and OT winner Dec. 9 at SJ (3rd career OT goal)...Points (4-6=10) in 7 straight games (Oct 15-28)...Had zero points and plus-2 rating in six games with USA (alternate captain) in Olympics (USA won silver medal)...First Olympic selection. This is all to say that having Dustin join our Combat team is a huge step forward for Combat Hockey.
For more information about Dustin please visit http://kings.nhl.com/club/player.htm?id=8470606&view=stats