Class Action Settlement for NHL GameCenter LIVE and NHL Center Ice Purchasers Means Special Benefits Available – Click Here to Find Out More
 
2015 NHL Draft
SHARE

Kings' Doughty to miss time with injury

Thursday, 10.21.2010 / 3:20 PM / News

By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer

Share with your Friends


Kings' Doughty to miss time with injury
Kings' Doughty could miss the team's entire five-game road trip with an upper-body injury he suffered Wednesday night against Carolina.
Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty will be out of the lineup for only the second time in his career when the Kings play in Phoenix tonight. The problem is Doughty could miss the team's entire five-game road trip with an upper-body injury he suffered Wednesday night against Carolina.

Doughty was hurt late in the first period when Carolina forward Erik Cole checked him just inside Hurricanes' blue line a split second after Doughty had released the puck. Doughty did not make the trip to Phoenix and Kings GM Dean Lombardi told Rich Hammond of the L.A. Kings Insider that the young defenseman would be out "at least a week."

Hammond reports that Lombardi would not elaborate on the nature of Doughty's injury. The Kings play in Phoenix, Colorado, Minnesota, Chicago and Dallas before returning home for a game against New Jersey on Oct. 30.

Follow Dan Rosen on Twitter at: @drosennhl
Quote of the Day

We have to develop into a good team. We have to develop the pieces now that are a little more evident and in place to become a good team. It's not there yet.

— Sabres coach Dan Bylsma on new Buffalo players working together