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Kings sign first-round draft choice D Doughty

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with defenseman Drew Doughty, the second overall pick in the 2008 draft.

The 18-year-old Doughty had 13 goals and 37 assists in 58 regular-season games for Guelph of the Ontario Hockey League last season. The 6-foot, 219-pounder had three goals and six assists in 10 playoff games.

Doughty was one of four draft-eligible players to help Team Canada win a gold medal at the world junior championships this year. He was chosen as the top defenseman of the tournament after recording four assists in seven games.

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