Drew Doughty had won an Olympic gold medal and had been a Norris Trophy finalist when John Stevens joined the Kings' coaching staff in June 2010 to oversee the defensemen. At 20, Doughty thought he knew it all, and who could blame him? His early success had pretty much given him a pass even when he wasn't focused or prepared. "My first couple years I would kind of get by making those mistakes and no one would really say anything to me or be hard on me with it," he said.
Drew Doughty gets assist in becoming dominating defenseman for Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles Times | May 28