Angry Doughty makes up for gaffe

Kings D-man was determined to make up for trying to be too fancy

Updated: June 5, 2014, 2:21 AM ET
By Craig Custance | ESPN The Magazine

LOS ANGELES -- The first goal of the 2014 Stanley Cup finals is one that Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty wanted back.

He got the puck near the blue line in the offensive zone, tried a little curl and drag when Benoit Pouliot poked the puck away, streaked down the ice on a breakaway and beat Jonathan Quick.

Just like that, the New York Rangers had an early lead on the road in Game 1.

It was the rare example in this postseason that sometimes Doughty's playmaking can ...

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