Doughty's 28 assists, should the remainder of the regular season get canceled, would be his lowest since 2014, the last time he didn't play 82 games worth of hockey.
Thirty-five points in 67 games is nothing to sneeze at for a defenseman; it's just not what we're used to seeing from Doughty. He's still a strong player, but it might be wise to temper expectations for him for a season or two, because the Kings don't have many options for him to set up.
Doughty posted an assist, four shots on goal and four PIM in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Senators.
Doughty has helpers in three straight games and five over his last five. He's at 35 points, 141 shots, 106 hits and 36 PIM through 67 contests overall. It's likely to end as a down year offensively for Doughty, but his all-around production is serviceable for fantasy owners.
Doughty posted an assist, two shots on goal and three hits in Monday's 3-1 win over the Avalanche.
Doughty has picked up four assists and a plus-6 rating in the last four games. The defenseman now has 34 points, 137 shots, 106 hits and 86 blocked shots in 66 contests this season. Doughty remains a solid producer across virtually all categories.
Doughty registered two power-play assists, two shots on goal, four PIM and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Golden Knights.
Doughty's offense has come in bursts lately -- he's only been on the scoresheet twice in the last 10 games, and both times were two-point efforts. The 30-year-old blueliner has 32 points (14 on the power play), 130 shots, 101 hits and 83 blocked shots through 63 contests.
Doughty scored a power-play goal and added an assist, four PIM and three shots in Thursday's 5-4 win over the Panthers.
Doughty has struggled in February -- he had just one assist in the previous seven games. He reached the 30-point mark with Thursday's two-point burst, doing so in 58 appearances this year. He's added 122 shots, 97 hits, 80 blocked shots and 26 PIM this year. Doughty is on pace for his worst offensive year since 2013-14, when he had 37 points in 78 outings.
Doughty (undisclosed) is in line to return to action Tuesday versus the Capitals, Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West reports.
Doughty will ultimately miss just three games and will aim to return with a vengeance after collecting just one point (an assist) over his last eight games played. He still averaged 26:19 of ice time and recorded 18 shots on goal over that span, keeping the veteran a viable fantasy lineup option in most formats.
Doughty (undisclosed) won't play in Saturday's game versus the Ducks, Helene Elliott of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Doughty returned to practice Saturday but hasn't made the necessary strides to suit up against the cross-town rival. The 30-year-old previously hadn't missed a game since the 2013-14 season, and now he'll miss his third straight contest. Joakim Ryan has been playing on the top pairing in Doughty's place.
Doughty (undisclosed) isn't expected to play Thursday against Arizona, NHL.com's Alan Robinson reports.
Although Doughty will miss a second straight game Thursday, the good news is he's considered day-to-day with his undisclosed injury, which suggests he could be ready to return as soon as Saturday against Anaheim. Joakim Ryan will continue to skate on the Kings' top pairing until Doughty's cleared to rejoin the lineup.
Doughty (undisclosed) is expected to miss Wednesday's clash with Tampa Bay, per Jon Rosen of Fox Sports West.
Doughty will miss his first game of the year due to his undisclosed injury. Prior to getting hurt, the blueliner recorded just one point in his last eight appearances, despite averaging 2:17 of power-play ice time over that stretch. Fortunately for the Kings, Joakim Ryan (undisclosed) is cleared to play, which will prevent them from having to call a player up from the minors.
General manager Rob Blake said Doughty missed Monday's practice because he's "not healthy enough" to be on the ice, Lisa Dillman of The Athletic reports.
The Kings haven't played since Jan. 18, so it's concerning that Doughty's hurting following the break. The veteran blueliner hasn't missed a game since the 2013-14 season, so his iron-man streak is in jeopardy if he isn't healed up by Wednesday's matchup versus the Lightning. Derek Forbort (undisclosed) also missed practice, so the Kings will need to call up reinforcements if neither can play.
Doughty had three shots on goal and took a minor penalty during Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Stars.
Doughty has 26 points across 45 games this season, though he's not scored a goal in 14 games and is without a point in three straight contests, so it's safe to say he's in a bit of a funk. Fortunately, Doughty's style of play allows him to contribute in other ways while points continue to be hard to come by; the veteran has piled up 85 hits and 65 blocked shots in 2019-20. It may not feel like it, because of how poorly the Kings have played this season, but Doughty's per-game point average (0.58) is the fourth highest of his career.
Doughty produced a power-play assist in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Flyers.
Doughty had the secondary helper on a Tyler Toffoli goal at 8:45 of the first period. The 30-year-old blueliner finished December with a goal, eight assists and 36 shots on goal in 15 games. He's up to 26 points (11 on the power play), 96 shots, 81 hits and 62 blocked shots through 42 contests this season.
Doughty notched a power-play assist and three shots on goal in Monday's 4-1 loss to the Blues.
Doughty set up the Kings' only goal of the game, scored by Alex Iafallo. In December, Doughty has a goal and seven helpers in 12 contests. The 30-year-old defenseman is up to 25 points (10 on the power play), 88 shots, 79 hits and 58 blocked shots in 39 appearances this season.
Doughty notched a power-play assist, three shots on goal and two hits in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Ducks.
Doughty set up Jeff Carter for the goal at 4:27 of the second period, which would eventually stand as the game-winner. Doughty has four points over his last four games after a six-game dry spell. The 30-year-old is up to 21 points (nine on the power play), 77 shots, 66 hits and 52 blocked shots through 33 appearances this year.
Doughty scored a goal and added an assist, both on the power play, in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Flames.
Doughty started the rivalry match by setting up Anze Kopitar for the opening tally. Kopitar would then provide an assist on the defenseman's goal 3:34 later to give the Kings a 2-0 lead. Doughty added four shots on goal and two blocked shots Saturday. For the year, the 30-year-old has 20 points, 72 shots, 62 hits and 51 blocks through 31 games.
Doughty recorded an assist, four shots on goal and two blocked shots in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Oilers.
Doughty had been unusually cold on offense, going without a point in six straight games. He had only 11 shots, six blocks and seven hits over that span. For the year, the blueliner has 18 points, 68 shots, 62 hits and 49 blocked with a minus-8 rating in 30 appearances. Fantasy owners will hope for a little more all-around production from Doughty going forward.
Doughty supplied three assists and went plus-4 in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Oilers.
Doughty has picked up the pace with six points in his last four games. The 29-year-old defenseman is up to 16 points through 22 games, while adding 53 hits, 41 blocked shots and 53 shots on goal.
Doughty scored a power-play goal and added a short-handed assist in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Golden Knights.
After helping set up Blake Lizotte for the afternoon's first tally, Doughty lit the lamp for the fifth time this season later in the first period to stake the Kings to a 2-0 lead. The veteran blueliner has a strong 13 points through 20 games, and perhaps more impressively he's already recorded 50 hits -- putting him on pace to shatter the career-high 180 he set in that category in 2013-14.
Doughty posted an assist in Thursday's 3-2 overtime win over the Red Wings.
Doughty picked a good time for his helper, setting up Alex Iafallo for the game-winning goal 23 seconds into overtime. Doughty has 11 points, 48 shots on goal, 47 hits and 40 blocked shots in 19 contests this season, providing strong multi-category production.
Doughty scored the overtime winner, tallied four shots on goal and dished two hits in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over the Blackhawks.
With just 17 seconds remaining, Doughty was able to sneak a puck behind Corey Crawford for the victory. The 29-year-old defenseman is up to four goals, 10 points, 34 hits and 34 shots on goal in 14 appearances this year. Two of Doughty's four markers have been game-winners.
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