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Drew Doughty | Defenseman

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (24) / 12/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 213
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Drew Doughty played 33:07 minutes on Saturday as he surpassed the 30 minute mark for the seventh time in the last nine games.
Doughty also extended his points streak to four games in a row as he picked up an assist. The defenseman now as a goal and 12 points in 21 games this season and is second in time on ice in the NHL to Ryan Suter as he is averaging 28:58, trailing the Wild defenseman by 21 seconds per game. Nov 23 - 8:07 AM
Source: LAKings.com

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Drew Doughty extended his point streak to three games on Thursday.

Doughty has a goal and 11 points in 20 contests in 2014-15. He ranks second in the league with an average of 28:45 minutes per game.
Nov 21 - 11:00 AM

Drew Doughty played over 30 minutes for the fifth time in the last six games.

Coach Darryl Sutter wants to limit Doughty's time on ice but decided to go with mostly five defensemen in the third and overtime periods as Jamie McBain saw only three shifts after the second stanza. Doughty picked up his eighth assist of the season on Saturday and now has nine points in 18 games.
Source: LAKings.com
Nov 16 - 5:45 AM

Drew Doughty played over 30:00 in Los Angeles' 2-0 loss to Dallas on Thursday night.

The Kings were unable to muster any offense in this game. Drew Doughty led the Kings in shots (six) and in ice-time (30:57). Los Angeles was forced to role with five defensemen in the second half of this game because of an injury to Alec Martinez. The Kings have now lost two games in a row.
Nov 14 - 1:12 AM

Drew Doughty got on the board as a goal scorer for the first time this season in the Kings 6-5 SO loss to the Ducks on Wednesday.

Doughty scored on a point shot late in the first period that got past Andersen through a screen. It wasn't pretty but we are happy to see him finally break the goose egg. Doughty has eight points in 16 games this season. Trevor Lewis, Justin Williams and Marion Gaborik also contributed goals in this wild high-scoring affair.
Nov 13 - 2:38 AM

Drew Doughty might get a ton of playing time even by his standards on Saturday.

Robyn Regehr is hurt and questionable for Saturday's game and because of the Kings' unusual cap and roster situation stemming from Slava Voynov's indefinite suspension, they won't be able to call up a replacement if Regehr can't play. That means there's a real chance that Los Angeles will start Saturday's game with just five defensemen. Doughty is averaging 28:10 minutes per game as is, but the Kings might lean on him even heavier if they start the contest down a defenseman.
Nov 8 - 10:29 AM

Drew Doughty loves playing against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Doughty has 224 career points in 449 games so he averages almost one point every two games. But against the Blue Jackets he has four goals and 20 points in 21 career games (including playoffs) so he is a good play today, especially in daily pools.
Source: LAKings.com
Oct 26 - 8:13 AM

Drew Doughty played 30:47 against St. Louis on Thursday night's shootout win.

Statistically speaking, he contributed little else. Three giveaways, a block, a hit and a shot..but don't tell his teammates that. Doughty had yet another fantastic game.
Oct 17 - 2:03 AM

Drew Doughty collected two assists in Sunday's 4-1 win over Winnipeg.

Doughty was held off the scoresheet in Los Angeles' first two games. He's one of the league's best defensemen, but he's not as good from a fantasy perspective. He's a good bet to get around 40 points this season, but that probably won't be enough to get him into the top-10 in scoring among blueliners.
Oct 13 - 10:14 AM

Drew Doughty saw exactly 30 minutes of action on Saturday against the Arizona Coyotes.

Doughty was on the ice for 30 shifts averaging a minute per shift, which is pretty high in this day and age. Doughty led the way in power play time at 3:48 and had a plus-one and a couple of shots on goal. He managed to play 30 or more minutes on three occasions last year during the regular season. Look for a 40-45 point season out of the defenseman this year.
Source: LAKings.com
Oct 12 - 8:04 AM

The Los Angeles Kings want to have a better opener following their banner ceremony than they did last time.

When the won the Stanley Cup in 2012, they opened the following season with a 5-2 loss against the Chicago Blackhawks. "Last time we didn't play well at all, and we know that we can't do that again," Drew Doughty said. "Teammates in here, we're not going to let that happen, and the coaching staff won't let that happen, so we have a new approach to this game." The Kings are looking to defend their championship, but as good as they are, that's a daunting task. The last team to win back-to-back championships was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997-98.
Oct 8 - 9:02 AM

Drew Doughty (upper body) got into his first preseason game on Tuesday.

Doughty had a power-play goal and logged 22:55 minutes of ice time. "I felt good physically and mentally, and it was a good game by the whole team," Doughty said. The fact that he's missed a fair chunk of the Kings' preseason games shouldn't have an impact on his performance this season.
Oct 1 - 8:25 AM

Drew Doughty (upper body) is ready to return to the Kings lineup.

Kings' coach Darryl Sutter said that Doughty is ready to play, but that he wouldn't be in the lineup on Sunday against the Ducks. Doughty registered 10 goals and 37 points last season. He has the potential to top those numbers this season.
Sep 28 - 3:45 PM

Drew Doughty (upper body) is getting close to returning to action.

Doughty suffered the injury during on-ice training over the summer. "It's not that bad," Doughty said. "It was frustrating when I wasn't skating and all the guys were skating in camp and I wasn't able to partake in that. That's when it was really bothering me. But missing exhibition games, as much as I'd like to get in a few to kind of get in my groove again, as long as I get two or three, I'll be fine, so I'm not too worried about it." Look for Doughty to be ready for the start of the season and get 40-45 points this season.
Source: LAKings.com
Sep 28 - 8:11 AM

Drew Doughty (upper body) feels good and is waiting to see if he can get in a preseason game.

Doughty participated in Tuesday's practice. He sustained the injury during an on-ice training session over the summer.
Sep 23 - 6:28 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
5Andy Andreoff
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jamie McBain
4Jake Muzzin
5Robyn Regehr
6Matt Greene
7Alec Martinez
8Brayden McNabb
9Andrew Bodnarchuk
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones