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LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Kings have activated defensemen Drew Doughty from the injured reserve list and have re-assigned defenseman Slava Voynov to the American Hockey Leagues Manchester Monarchs, Kings PresidentGeneral Manager Dean Lombardi announced Saturday.
Doughty, 21, has missed the last five games after suffering an upper body injury in the Kings-Flyers game in Philadelphia on Oct. 15. In four games this season he has one point (an assist) and two penalty minutes. The 6-0, 212-pound native of London, Ontario was signed to an eight-year contract (longest in club history) on Sept. 30.
Voynov, has played in five games with the Kings (first five career NHL games) recording three points (2-1=3), zero penalty minutes and a plus-3 rating. Voynov collected all three of those points, including the game-winning goal, Thursday in the Kings 5-3 victory at Dallas. The 5-11, 199-pound native of Chelyabinsk, Russia, has also played in two games this season with the Monarchs, recording two points (1-1=2), two penalty minutes and a plus-five rating. Voynov was selected by the Kings in the second-round (32nd overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
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Los Angeles Kings star defenseman Drew Doughty is expected to return to the lineup for Saturday's game against Phoenix.
Doughty has missed five games with a shoulder injury suffered in a game against Philadelphia two weeks ago.
The 21-year-old Doughty, who signed an eight-year, $56 million contract prior to the season, has one assist in four games.
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Los Angeles Kings left wing Simon Gagne will miss Sunday's game against the Edmonton Oilers with a "middle-body injury", the team announced.
Gagne did not practice on Friday, although it was thought to be just a maintenance day for the 31-year-old Quebec native. He then sat out Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Pacific Division rival Phoenix Coyotes.
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Something interesting caught my attention in Hammond's blog in regards to the imminent departure of Voynov back to Manchester. Terry Murray said the following:
"Voynov certainly made an impression last night in Dallas, but in the end...
The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Drew Doughty from injured reserve after a five-game absence with an upper-body injury.
All eyes were on L.A. Kings rookie defenseman Slava Voynov as the Kings defeated the Dallas Stars last night 5-3. Voynov had 2 goals and an assist against the top team in the Western Conference in just his fifth ever NHL game. Too bad his moment of glory was witnessed by a whopping 15 people at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Ok I exaggerate, but I think we all know what...
LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Kings have activated defensemen Drew Doughty from the injured reserve list and have re-assigned defenseman Slava Voynov to the American Hockey League’s Manchester Monarchs, Kings President/General Manager ...
Popular Detroit Red Wings defender and twitter personality Mike Commodore was very confused after a high volume of negativity from Los Angeles Kings fans on Twitter yesterday.
The off-season acquisition of the Red Wings says he accidentally clicked “retweet” on an original tweet that questioned the integrity of L.A. as a hockey market.
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The Los Angeles Kings have been stingy in their own end thanks to Jonathan Quick. The return of their best defenseman should help them continue that prowess.
All-Star Drew Doughty is expected to be back in action Saturday night for the Kings when they visit the Phoenix Coyotes.
Doughty, who signed an eight-year, $56 million contract last month, was placed on injured reserve Oct...
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