LA Kings Place Drew Doughty On Injured Reserve, Recall Jake Muzzin
October 25, 2010 1 Comment
EL SEGUNDO, CA — Prior to their game at Minnesota in October 25, the Los Angeles Kings placed defenseman Drew Doughty on injured reserve, retroactive to October 21.
Taking his place on the roster is rookie defenseman Jake Muzzin, who was recalled from the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League (their primary minor league affiliate), after being assigned there on October 23.
Muzzin, 21, did not see action with the Monarchs during his two-day stint there. In six games with the Kings this season, the 6-3, 213-pound native of Woodstock, Ontario has recorded one assist.
The 20-year-old Doughty suffered a concussion on October 20 in a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes at Staples Center in Los Angeles. He is eligible to be activated off of injured reserve on October 28, but will remain in Los Angeles.
The Kings are hoping Doughty can return to the lineup on October 30, when they host the New Jersey Devils.
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