Drew Doughty Named To NHL’s 2008-09 All-Rookie Team

LAS VEGAS, NV — On June 18, the National Hockey League announced that Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty was named to the NHL’s All-Rookie Team for the 2008-09 season during the league’s annual awards celebration.

Doughty, 19, scored six goals and added 21 assists for 27 points in 81 games this past season. He led the Kings in ice time, averaging 23:49 per game, which also led all NHL rookies.

Doughty, who was selected by the Kings in the first round (second overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, was named as the Kings Outstanding Defenseman and Best Newcomer. Read more of this post