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Drew Doughty | Defenseman | #8

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 12/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (2) / LA
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The Los Angeles Kings kept four defensemen and four forwards in the expansion draft.
The group includes: Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli, Drew Doughty, Derek Forbort, Alec Martinez, Jake Muzzin and Jonathan Quick. Among those available are Brayden McNabb, Marian Gaborik and Dustin Brown. Jun 18 - 11:07 AM
Source: TSN.ca

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Drew Doughty sees a significant downside in playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Doughty grew up in London, Ontario and he only has two seasons left on his contract with Los Angeles, so naturally there's some Leafs fans that hope he might end up with Toronto in a couple years time. Don't expect that to happen though. "I think all of us Southern Ontario players, we secretly want to play for the Leafs," Dought said. But he added, "But I think it just always comes down to how hard it is to live in a city being that big of a celebrity. I’m spoiled in L.A., where I walk around anywhere I want and not one person’s going to recognize me. If, say, I did for some reason play for the Leafs, I don’t know if I could get used to that or not. I think that’s the problem, why guys don’t sign here."
Source: Toronto Sun
Jun 16 - 10:32 AM

Drew Doughty scored a goal and registered an assist in the Kings' 5-2 win over Winnipeg on Thursday.

Doughty has nine goals and 41 points in 73 contests this season. He's reached the 40-point mark for the third consecutive campaign and fifth time in his career. He'll still likely fall behind his 2015-16 mark of 51 points though.
Mar 24 - 9:35 AM

Drew Doughty is on a three-game point streak.

Doughty registered an assist in a 3-2 overtime win against Nashville on Thursday. He has eight goals and 37 points in 66 games this season.
Mar 10 - 10:06 AM

Drew Doughty is closing in on his fourth career 30+-assist season.

He picked up his 26th helper of the campaign during Saturday's 4-1 win over the Ducks, giving him 34 points in 61 games thus far.
Feb 25 - 7:52 PM

Drew Doughty saw his seven game points streak come to an end Sunday.

The Kings were shut out 5-0 in Washington. Doughty was the only King not to be in the minus and has eight goals and 31 points in 53 games this season. Needless to say, he is a must-own in fantasy pools.
Feb 6 - 6:52 AM

Drew Doughty picked up an assist on the Kings' lone goal Saturday to extend his points streak to seven.

The blueliner now has 23 assists and 31 points in 52 games. The reigning Norris Trophy winner will have to climb a very steep hill to topple Brent Burns this season as Burns has been Bobby Orr-like (or close enough) but he is still having a nice season in his own right and should be active in all lineups.
Feb 5 - 8:18 AM

Drew Doughty extended his point streak to five games on Tuesday.

Doughty picked up an assist in a 3-2 win against Arizona. With that he has eight goals and 29 points in 50 contests this season. At this rate he should comfortably reach the 40-point mark for the third straight campaign.
Feb 1 - 4:39 AM

Drew Doughty picked up a helper during Sunday's 4-3 championship game loss to the Metro.

Doughty helped Joe Pavelski open the scoring just 22 seconds into the match, but that'd be all from the hometown defender. Doughty finished the day with a goal and three assists over two games.
Jan 29 - 7:05 PM

Drew Doughty delighted the home crowd in Sunday's 10-3 All-Star game victory over the Central division.

Doughty scored a goal and collected three points during the game for the Pacific division. And wouldn't you know it, both he and Jeff Carter managed to team up on a pair of goals during the match as icing on the proverbial cake.
Jan 29 - 5:02 PM

Drew Doughty delighted the home crowd with his Hardest Shot victory over Nathan MacKinnon.

Doughty's top blast was recorded at 94.6 MPH as MacKinnon couldn't rise above 92.3 MPH, easily clinching another win for the Pacific division - and Los Angeles.
Jan 28 - 9:02 PM

Drew Doughty extends his point streak to four games.

Doughty got an assist in the Kings' 3-0 win over Carolina on Thursday. He's going into the All-Star break with eight goals and 28 points in 49 games.
Jan 27 - 10:19 AM

Drew Doughty is on a three-game point streak.

Doughty recorded an assist in a 3-1 win over New Jersey on Tuesday. He has eight goals and 27 points in 48 contests this season.
Jan 25 - 4:59 AM

Defenseman Drew Doughty scored one goal and an assist in the third period to briefly tie the game, but it was not enough as the Kings lost 4-2 to the Islanders Saturday.

Doughty got an assist on Jeff Carter’s goal 37 seconds into the third and earned his own at the 4:06 mark. The Kings were unable to maintain the momentum, however. This was Doughty’ eighth goal and 17th assist, but he was unable to score any points in his last three outings.
Jan 22 - 12:05 AM

Drew Doughty logged 30:50 minutes of ice time on Monday, making this his first non-overtime game where he played more than 30 minutes this season.

Doughty was leaned on heavily in 2014-15 and 2015-16 with him averaging roughly 28 minutes per game each campaign. He's still getting a ton of minutes this season, but the Kings have trimmed his workload a touch to an average of 27:17 minutes.
Jan 17 - 4:37 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Jeff Carter
3Nic Dowd
4Nick Shore
5Michael Amadio
LW1Tanner Pearson
2Mike Cammalleri
3Adrian Kempe
4Kyle Clifford
5Andy Andreoff
RW1Tyler Toffoli
2Marian Gaborik
3Dustin Brown
4Jordan Nolan
5Trevor Lewis
6Michael Mersch
D1Drew Doughty
2Jake Muzzin
3Alec Martinez
4Derek Forbort
5Paul LaDue
6Christian Folin
7Kevin Gravel
G1Jonathan Quick
2Jeff Zatkoff
3Darcy Kuemper
4Cal Petersen