Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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One week from now, eight months will have passed since Drew Doughty signed a lucrative contract extension that ensures that the longtime Kings fan will remain a King for a long time. On becoming a player who would earn six million dollars in 2011-12 after having played under an entry level contract for the previous three seasons, he knew exactly where his priorities lay after ending his contract holdout. I know the boys wont let that one slide, Doughty said at his September 30 press conference from the teams training facility in El Segundo. I owe it to them to take them to more than one dinner. Hes buying more than lunch, thats for sure, Dustin Brown said. Has he ever. In the most transformational season of his igniting career, Doughty has become more horse than howitzer. As the anchor of one of the leagues most versatile defenses, he displays a fierce competitive streak and through the playoffs has made the most of his 25 and a half minutes of time at both ends and all four ...
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