Kings defenceman Drew Doughty exits game with lower body injury

Jani Hakanpaa was handed a game misconduct and a five-minute major for a knee-on-knee collision that injured Drew Doughty.

Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty exited Friday's game against the Dallas Stars with a lower body injury, the team confirmed.

Dallas Stars defenceman Jani Hakanpää was skating towards Doughty before there was a knee-on-knee collision. After video review, Hakanpää was called for a major and game misconduct for colliding into Doughty's right knee.

Doughty needed help off the ice and did not return.

The two-time Stanley Cup champion and Norris Trophy winner has one goal and six assists through seven games played during the 2021-22 season.

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