Drew Doughty RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Robitaille confident Kings will keep Doughty

    TSN "Los Angeles Kings president Luc Robitaille has no plans to lose defenceman Drew Doughty to free agency in 2019. Robitaille told TSN Radio 1050 Toronto on Wednesday the team plans to make every effort to re-sign the 28-year-old, who has spent his entire career with the Kings. “For us, we love..." February 15

  • Doughty confident Kings will make playoff push

    NHL.com "Drew Doughty had fun at the 2018 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, but the defenseman is itching to get back to the Los Angeles Kings for what he believes will be a fruitful second-half pursuit of a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. "I 100 percent believe we are going to make a push to get in..." January 30

  • Kings’ Drew Doughty doesn’t care if skeptics remain

    L.A. Daily News "Eight consecutive victories easily makes the Kings the hottest team in hockey – no other team has a winning streak of more than four games. But the Kings are coming off a season in which they failed to make the playoffs, so there are still skeptics. The Kings went 4-0-0 on their most recent..." December 12

  • Drew Doughty already considering his approach to 2019 free agent superclass

    The Athletic "He knows it’s going to be a thing. Drew Doughty knows that the closer it gets to the summer of 2019, when he could hit free agency, the more often he’s going to be asked about his future. And not only his future, but the future of some of the best defensemen in the league. Right now, he..." November 29