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By the time you read this, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty will either be re-signed to a new contract, or his standoff with management will continue.
Plenty of opinions have bandied about in recent weeks – pro and con – over the Doughty contract saga, most focusing on what the Kings are believed offering (over seven years at $6.8 million per) and what Doughty’s agent is seeking (five year, $7 million per, an earlier shot at UFA status) for his client.
It remains to be seen what Doughty eventually gets, but it’s a good bet it’ll be lucrative, ranking him among the highest paid players on the Kings, as well as amongst the highest paid in his group of players aged 21-25 under their second NHL contracts.