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Drew Doughty a keeper from start

Kings defenseman, 20, plays well beyond his years and just keeps getting better

Updated: October 10, 2010, 5:43 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi must have thought the kid was putting him on. While he sat in the home of Drew Doughty before the NHL draft two years ago, Doughty, who was raised in London, Ontario, a city halfway between Toronto and Detroit, said he grew up as a huge Kings fan and dreamed of one day wearing the team's silver and black uniform.

Surely this was a line he had used with the other teams who had stopped by to visit him. Doughty's father, Paul, was ...

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