Drew Doughty’s postgame thoughts…

(on Jonathan Quick’s game…)

DOUGHTY: “He played unbelievable tonight. We felt like they definitely outplayed us tonight. They had a lot of quality scoring chances, and he came up big when he had to make that save. It was a great job by him tonight, and to get that win was huge.’’

(on leading 3-0 in the series, with two days off coming up…)
DOUGHTY: “We can’t take our foot off the pedal. We’ve got to keep going. We’ve got three days off, and we have to make sure we’re refocused. We have to start focusing on the next game at hand. It’s another must-win game. We don’t want to give them any momentum by winning one game in our barn and then taking it back to theirs. It’s a huge game, and a must-win.’’

(on whether Dustin Brown’s hit on Henrik Sedin changed the momentum…)

DOUGHTY: “I don’t know. It was definitely a big hit by Brownie. That was one of the better hits I’ve seen in a long time. To do it on a star player, their best player, is just an ever keyer part. It definitely gave us some momentum, to show that our leadership was the showing the way to go. We’ve all just got to follow that.’’

(on Brown’s play in this series…)

DOUGHTY: “He has scored some huge goals for us, and at the same time he’s playing well defensively and making those big hits. That’s what we need from our captain. He’s leading, on and off the ice, and scoring big goals like that is going to take us a long way.’’

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#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

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#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

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#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

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Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

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