Drew Doughty RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kings, Doughty finalizing eight-year extension

    TSN "It looks like defenceman Drew Doughty isn't going anywhere.  "Kings and Drew Doughty put in the finishing touches today. Expect an announcement from the LA Kings later today on an 8-year contract for the star defenceman," TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun tweeted..." June 29

  • Blake optimistic Kings, Doughty will agree on contract extension

    Sportsnet "Los Angeles Kings general manager Rob Blake doesn’t anticipate having any problems signing top defenceman Drew Doughty to a contract extension. “I don’t foresee an issue with it,” Blake said in an interview with The Athletic. “I would..." June 19

  • Contract talks between Drew Doughty, Kings ‘going well’

    Sportsnet "With Drew Doughty set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2018-19 season, there appears to be some progress in contract talks between the Los Angeles Kings and their franchise defenceman. “Talks are going well but not to the point where I think he’s going to..." June 03

  • Doughty: 'I want to stay an L.A. King'

    NHL.com "Drew Doughty would be open to signing a contract extension with the Los Angeles Kings this summer, he said Friday. The 28-year-old defenseman and the Kings can begin discussing an extension July 1. Doughty's contract expires after the 2018-19 season. "I always wanted to be an L.A. King and I..." April 20

  • NHL Announces Norris Trophy Finalists For 2017-18

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After announcing the Vezina and Selke finalists over the last two days, the NHL continued their award nominations with the Norris Trophy for best defenseman. Drew Doughty, Victor Hedman and P.K. Subban are the three finalists for the 2017-18 season. As always, the Norris brings with it heated..." April 20

  • Doughty at heart of Kings’ challenging off-season decisions

    Sportsnet "Big, heavy hockey is dead. The Vegas Golden Knights killed it Tuesday when they swept the once-mighty Los Angeles Kings out of the Stanley Cup playoffs in four games. The San Jose Sharks will shovel more dirt on the carcass when they eliminate the heavy Anaheim Ducks, possibly as early as..." April 18

  • Kings’ Drew Doughty on his one-game suspension: ‘I think it’s BS’

    Sportsnet "The first suspension of the Stanley Cup Playoffs was handed down Thursday after Drew Doughty hit William Carrier with a check that was deemed to make contact with the Golden Knights forward’s head. Doughty received a one-game sitdown for the transgression. On Friday, he spoke to the media about..." April 13

  • Kings' Doughty suspended one game for illegal hit on Golden Knights' Carrier

    Sporting News "Already trailing its best-of-seven first-round playoff series with the Golden Knights 1-0, the Kings will now have to play Game Two Friday night in Las Vegas without its top defenseman. On Thursday night, the NHL's Department of Player Safety suspended Drew Doughty one game for an illegal check..." April 12

  • Kings' Drew Doughty could be fined or suspended for high hit on Vegas' William Carrier

    Los Angeles Times "Kings defenseman Drew Doughty is facing supplemental discipline for a hit on Vegas Golden Knights forward William Carrier. Doughty will have a hearing with NHL Player Safety on Thursday for "an illegal hit to the head on Vegas' William Carrier," the department announced on Twitter. Doughty..." April 12