Drew Doughty suspended for one playoff gameLos Angeles Post-Examiner

Drew Doughty suspended for one playoff game

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was suspended for one playoff game for delivering an illegal hit to the head of Las Vegas Golden Knights forward William Carrier. The hit occurred at 9: 58 of the third period in the first game of their first round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series.

According to the Department of Player Safety Doughty delivered an illegal hit and that the defenseman has been fined once in his 770 game career, so there is no relevant history of this type of behavior by Doughty.

With Doughty out for a game someone in the Kings’ defense will have to step up to refill the big void left by Doughty’s absence. He is an All-Star and acknowledged as one of the best defensemen in the NHL.

For more information about the suspension click THIS LINK.

Top photo of Drew Doughty by Claudia Gestro


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