Doughty Comes Up Big on Defense

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The best defenseman on the top pairing on the hottest team in the N.H.L. logged the most ice time in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night, just as he did in the series opener. Drew Doughty of the Kings tallied Los Angeles’s first goal, and he gazed helplessly from five feet away when the Devils tied the score. He delivered several crushing hits, and he committed what could have been a critical penalty in the waning minutes of regulation.

Given his impact, it seemed unfair — if...

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