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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. 16 with a right shoulder problem sustained in a 3-2 overtime win at Philadelphia the day before. Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo leveled Doughty with a hit 24 seconds into the contest.
The former Norris Trophy finalist missed almost all of training camp while negotiating the deal that put him among the NHL's highest-paid defensemen. Doughty has returned to practice this week.
Los Angeles (6-2-1) went 4-1-0 in his absence, and rookie defenseman Slava Voynov - called up from Manchester of the AHL when Doughty hit IR - had two goals and an assist in Thursday's 5-3 victory at Dallas. Voynov recorded his f...
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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.
The second overall pick...
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...
from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star, With all the buzz surrounding young guns like Steve Stamkos, Drew Doughty and Taylor Hall, existing off Broadway has meant less attention for Tavares, perhaps not an unwelcome development for a young man who has been under the microscope since he was granted “exceptional” early entry into the OHL in 2005.
“There’s more attention (with...
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 ...
The Los Angeles Kings have activated defenseman Drew Doughty from injured reserve after a five-game absence with an upper-body injury.
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Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray made the surprising decision to sit the league's hottest goalie in their last game, but it's very likely Jonathan Quick will be back in net to face a team he's dominated.
Quick, who shut out the Dallas Stars in his most recent game, could get another look at them Thursday night when the teams meet at American Airlines Center.
Dallas Stars 3 - Los Angeles Kings 5
A game that originally looked like a classic goalie duel turned, instead, into a goalfest that was won by the LA Kings, 5-3.
Dallas (7-3-0, 14 pts) was able to finally halt Jonathan Quick's shutout streak, but found themselves with goalie troubles of their own as Kari Lehtonen let four shots slip by him before the Kings put in an...