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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 (upper body) will be available for Game 1 on Thursday.
Doughty took part in Tuesday's practice, although the skate didn't include any battle drills. "I've known I'm good to go," Doughty said. "I don't need [battle drills] to test my strength or anything like that. But it'd maybe a good idea to get in a few just to kind of get into a game situations kind of thing. I'm sure they'll have some planned for me coming up here before game one." He missed the Kings' final four regular season games due to the ailment. Apr 16 - 9:42 AM

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Drew Doughty missed his fourth straight game with an upper body injury.

Doughty is expected to be ready for the playoffs which get underway on Wednesday. He will finish the season with 10 goals and 37 points with a plus-10 rating and 64 penalty minutes in 78 games. Take him in playoffs pools if you think the Kings are going deep into the post-season.
Apr 13 - 6:04 AM

Drew Doughty's (upper body) preference would be to return before the playoffs.

Doughty will miss his second straight game on Wednesday. "It's important to get a game under you — if you can — just before playoffs," Doughty said. "Even just taking a game off, you kind of lose it. Sometimes that first or second shift is a difference maker. If you're slacking at one point during that shift, they could score a goal and that could be the winner. Ideally, if I could get in a game before the playoffs, that'd be great." The Kings have two games left in their schedule after Wednesday's contest.
Apr 9 - 6:20 PM

Drew Doughty (upper body) probably won't return on Wednesday.

Doughty stayed on the ice for extra work after the Kings' Wednesday morning skate, which is something he probably wouldn't have done if he expected to play. Doughty missed Saturday's contest due to the ailment.
Apr 9 - 2:15 PM

Drew Doughty (upper body) is traveling with the team.

We'll see if that means Doughty will be available for Wednesday's game in Calgary. He wasn't able to play on Saturday.
Apr 9 - 10:24 AM

Drew Doughty (upper body) skated on Monday, but he didn't last for the full practice.

It's unclear when he'll be available to return, but the Kings won't rush him back for games that mean nothing in the standings. Los Angeles has the third seed locked up and they have three games remaining.
Apr 7 - 4:44 PM

Drew Doughty missed Saturday's game with an upper body injury.

Doughty was attempting to play in his 200th consecutive game but alas, it was not to be. He left Thursday's game when he was checked by the Sharks Tyler Kennedy in the first period. The outstanding blueliner has 10 goals and 37 points with a plus-10 rating and 64 penalty minutes in 78 games this season, which is likely a little disappointing considering where he was likely drafted in your pool. Consider him day-to-day.
Source: LAKings.com
Apr 6 - 7:15 AM

Drew Doughty (upper body) might return on Saturday.

Doughty left Thursday's game due to the injury. It looks like he wasn't seriously hurt, which is obviously a big relief to the Kings' organization this close to the playoffs.
Apr 4 - 5:45 PM

Drew Doughty left Thursday's contest due to an upper-body injury.

Doughty checked San Jose's Tyler Kennedy in the first period and might have hurt his shoulder in the process. With the playoffs just around the corner, this is a potentially serious blow to the Kings.
Apr 4 - 10:01 AM

Drew Doughty scored the game-winning goal for Los Angeles in a 3-2 defeat of the Penguins Thursday night.

Playing for the low-scoring Kings certainly holds back Doughty's offensive potential, as he's amassed just 36 points on the year despite his massive talent. Jeff Carter and Alec Martinez also found the back of the net for L.A. in the win.
Mar 27 - 10:35 PM

Drew Doughty registered two assists in the Kings' 3-2 loss on Thursday.

Doughty is now tied for 23rd in the defensemen scoring race with 34 points in 67 games this season. There's a good chance he'll reach the 40-point mark for the third time in his career.
Mar 14 - 10:06 AM

Drew Doughty had an assist in the Kings' 3-2 victory on Monday.

Doughty snapped a five-game scoring drought. He has eight goals and 32 points in 66 contests this season.
Mar 11 - 9:27 AM

Drew Doughty has toned down his offense since the Olympics, registering one assist in five games since his return to North American hockey.

Doughty was an integral part of Team Canada's offense in Sochi, notching four goals and two assists in six Olympic games. Yes fantasy owners, we feel your frustration with this very talented 24 year-old who ranks 25th in defensemen scoring this season.
Mar 7 - 8:06 PM

If Drew Doughty has a regret regarding the 2014 Winter Olympics, it's that he didn't score on his Los Angeles Kings teammate, Jonathan Quick.

Doughty was representing Canada while Quick played for the U.S. in the nation's semifinals matchup. "I remember there were a few chances I had on Quickie, and he made the save, and we kind of just had a big smile back to each other," Doughty said. "I was chirping him a little bit. But it was just all in fun. I really wanted to score on him, and I'm disappointed I didn't." Doughty is happy with his performance in the Olympics and obviously it had a happy end for him given that Canada won gold.
Feb 26 - 9:39 AM

Drew Doughty opened the scoring and notched the overtime winner in Canada's huge 2-1 victory over Finland to secure top spot in Group B on Sunday.

Doughty has been sensational at the Olympics so far, scoring four goals and totaling five points in three games for Canada. He was on the ice for Finland's equalizing goal, but made up for it in a big way for the Canadians when it mattered most.
Feb 16 - 2:49 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Anze Kopitar
2Mike Richards
3Jarret Stoll
4Jordan Nolan
LW1Marian Gaborik
2Dwight King
3Trevor Lewis
4Kyle Clifford
5Tanner Pearson
RW1Dustin Brown
2Jeff Carter
3Justin Williams
4Tyler Toffoli
5Linden Vey
D1Drew Doughty
2Slava Voynov
3Jake Muzzin
4Willie Mitchell
5Robyn Regehr
6Matt Greene
7Alec Martinez
G1Jonathan Quick
2Martin Jones