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The Hockey Writers Apr 21, 2018

Drew Doughty, Forever a King?

“I always wanted to be an L.A. King and I want to stay an L.A. King.” Those exact words were uttered from Drew Doughty’s mouth in a recent interview with NHL.com following his team’s early 2018 NHL playoff exit. The encoded message was distributed through various mainstream and social media channels and decoded by Los Angeles […] The post Drew Doughty, Forever a King? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Apr 20, 2018
Drew Doughty on free agency: I want to stay an L.A. King

Drew Doughty on free agency: I want to stay an L.A. King

Drew Doughty says he wants to sign long-term with the Los Angeles Kings, the only team he’s ever known in the NHL.
Tampa Bay Times Apr 19, 2018
Lightning's Hedman a Norris finalist again

Lightning's Hedman a Norris finalist again

The Lightning's Victor Hedman is a finalist for the second consecutive year for the Norris Trophy, given to the top defenseman in the league. The other two finalists are Drew Doughty of the Kings and P.K. Subban of the Predators, it was announced Thursday.Hedman, who placed third last
OC Register Apr 17, 2018

Kings, Golden Knights series has been delightfully physical

There have been plenty of penalties, a few dirty plays and many words exchanged, but Kings defenseman Drew Doughty is having fun creating a rivalry with Vegas.
Sportsnet.ca Apr 17, 2018
Kopitar, Doughty must raise their games if Kings are to avoid a sweep

Kopitar, Doughty must raise their games if Kings are to avoid a sweep

Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar playing well is not good enough for the Los Angeles Kings to beat the Vegas Golden Knights. They need to be exceptional, and so far they haven’t been. These guys need to make a difference for the Kings to turn this into a series with a win in Game 4 Tuesday night.
Los Angeles Times Apr 14, 2018

Kings in search of offense after double-overtime loss to Golden Knights

There was much to unpack for the Kings when they returned home. They were achingly close to tying their first-round playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights. They almost did it without Drew Doughty, as their makeshift defense held Vegas to two goals. But Jonathan Quick was direct after a...
Knights On Ice Apr 14, 2018
Golden Knights defeat Kings 2-1 in double overtime, take 2-0 series lead

Golden Knights defeat Kings 2-1 in double overtime, take 2-0 series lead

ERIK HAULA!!! The Golden Knights remain undefeated in postseason action after locking up an epic 2-1 double overtime win in Game 2 of the best-of-seven series against the Kings. Erik Haula scored the biggest goal of the Knights’ season, beating Jonathan Quick at 15:22 of double overtime for the game-winner. ERIK HAULA WINS IT 15:22 INTO DOUBLE OVERTIME. pic.twitter.com/rt4HCFoAXu— Ryan Quigley (@RP_Quigs) April 14, 2018 It’s a crucial win for the Knights, who, in the end, took advantage of a Kings lineup that was without superstar defenseman Drew Doughty. Once again, goals were...
Los Angeles Times Apr 14, 2018

Kings forced to fight from a hole without Doughty

It’s impossible for the Kings to replace Drew Doughty and all that he does. He’s their emotional leader, their most durable and talented defenseman and an offensive sparkplug, in addition to being the NHL’s ice-time leader during the regular season. He’s a big-game player, and they missed him in...
Knights On Ice Apr 13, 2018
Stanley Cup Playoffs Gameday Thread: Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights, Game 2

Stanley Cup Playoffs Gameday Thread: Los Angeles Kings at Vegas Golden Knights, Game 2

Come chat with us as we get ready for Game 2. Let’s get ready for some more playoff hockey, shall we? The Vegas Golden Knights are looking for a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings in this first round series. Shea Theodore is literally the only human who has scored a goal in this series. Marc-Andre Fleury is the only goalie to not allow a goal. Vegas is doing the thing so far. Game 2 comes with some heightened drama. Drew Doughty, arguably one of the best defensemen in the NHL, is suspended for this game after hitting William Carrier in the head. Also, Carrier is playing tonight. So,...
Los Angeles Times Apr 13, 2018

Kings' Drew Doughty sounds off on his one-game suspension

Most NHL players will muffle their inner voice when it comes to speaking about league rulings that don’t go their way. At most, they will politely disagree. Drew Doughty is not most NHL players. The Kings’ emotional leader vehemently disagreed with a one-game suspension that will force him to miss...
Sportsnet.ca Apr 13, 2018
Vegas’ Carrier on Doughty hit: ‘It was kind of lucky it was me’

Vegas’ Carrier on Doughty hit: ‘It was kind of lucky it was me’

Golden Knights forward William Carrier was relieved the victim of Drew Doughty’s hit wasn’t a player from higher up the Vegas lineup, but Carrier and his fellow fourth-liners were among the team’s best in Game 1.
Knights On Ice Apr 13, 2018
What to watch for in Game 2 of the first-round series between the Golden Knights and Kings

What to watch for in Game 2 of the first-round series between the Golden Knights and Kings

Vegas will look to take a 2-0 series lead with Kings defenseman Drew Doughty out of the lineup. At this point, you probably know the Golden Knights are in the playoffs and are up 1-0 in the best-of-seven first-round series against the Los Angeles Kings. Wednesday night’s historic 1-0 win was just another first in the franchise’s epic inaugural campaign. But the playoffs are known as the second season for a reason. Playoff hockey is a much different beast than regular season play, and Game 1 was a clear indication of just how tough of an opponent Los Angeles may be, especially given the...
Sportsnet.ca Apr 13, 2018
Kings’ Drew Doughty on his one-game suspension: ‘I think it’s BS’

Kings’ Drew Doughty on his one-game suspension: ‘I think it’s BS’

Drew Doughty spoke to the media for the first time about his one-game suspension and, needless to say, he wasn’t happy about it.
OC Register Apr 13, 2018

Kings’ Drew Doughty sounds off on his one-game suspension

The defenseman, who had never before been suspended during his 10-year career, said he did not intend to hit Vegas’ William Carrier in the head during Game 1 and that he deserved a penalty, not a suspension.
Los Angeles Times Apr 12, 2018

Doughty is a huge loss for the Kings, but the decision probably was right

Losing Drew Doughty to a one-game suspension essentially leaves the Kings down 2-0 before they play the second game of their Stanley Cup playoff series against the Vegas Golden Knights. The Kings have erased a deeper playoff deficit — they lost the first three games of their 2014 first-round series...

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