facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Kings' Doughty placed on injured reserve

Oct. 25, 2010 at 7:38 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty has been placed on the injured reserve list, the team said Monday.

The Kings would only list "upper-body injury" as the reason for the move, but it comes after Doughty suffered an apparent concussion in the first period of Wednesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

NHL rules state that players suffering from concussions must experience two consecutive symptom-free days and undergo a cognitive skills test before being allowed to return.

Doughty, 20, is among the best young defensemen in the league. He was a finalist last season for the Norris Trophy, which is awarded to the league's top defenseman.

He had one point and 2 penalty minutes in five games this season.

Topics: Drew Doughty
© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur Niners QB Colin Kaepernick denies allegations he used racial slur
2
UPI horse racing roundup UPI horse racing roundup
3
James Harrison returns to Pittsburg Steelers after 3-week retirement James Harrison returns to Pittsburg Steelers after 3-week retirement
4
NFL Game Summary - Chicago at NY Jets
5
Giants beat Dodgers in 13th
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback