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A day later, Doughty gets credit for two goals in LA’s win over Edmonton

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Upon further review, Los Angeles Kings defenceman Drew Doughty had a two-goal game in Edmonton on Wednesday night.

That’s what the NHL decided Thursday after reviewing video of the Kings’ 3-1 win over the Oilers.

Two Los Angeles goals were credited to Kings forward Ryan Smyth, a former Oiler who’s still a crowd favourite in Edmonton. Smyth got credit for tipping two of Doughty’s shots past Edmonton goalie Nikolai Khabibulin.

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But Smyth said afterward he hadn’t touched either shot. The NHL agreed with him, crediting Doughty with his first multi-goal game of a difficult season.

Doughty had just four goals in his first 45 games for the Kings after getting 16 goals and 43 assists as a Norris Trophy finalist last season.