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No one has ever questioned Drew Doughty skill level. Only Steve Stamkos was drafted higher in 2008, and even questioned that move. But the one knock against him since his days in junior has been his compete and conditioning level. The nickname "Doughnuts" is not exactly flattering to a player with out of this world talent.  But when he broke into the league as an 18-year old, we quickly forgot about the relaxed character and what he tipped in at. Doughty was marketed as a franchise blueliner, and he got off on the right foot by playing every game of his rookie season save one. He did not quite shatter the thirty point barrier as a rook, but his low shooting percentage and poise on the ice made it clear that he was here to stay.   While many players go through the cliche sophomore slump, Doughty took his game in the opposite direction, and the world noticed. He came out on fire early in the season, and it was clear that the youngster was going to make a run at Team C...
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