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Doughty scored another big goal, but it was squandered

Drew Doughty

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates after scoring a power play goal in the third period of Game Four of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final against New Jersey Devils at the Staples Center on June 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images)

Drew Doughty has been an offensive juggernaut in the playoffs and he’s only gotten better lately. When the New Jersey Devils took a 1-0 lead at 7:56 of the third period, Doughty responded just a minute later with a power-play goal.

It was his fourth goal of the postseason, which is enough to give him the lead among defenseman. It also extended his point streak to five contests.

You can take a look at it below:

“It was good to get right back on the scoreboard,” Doughty said. “I think we regained momentum right there, right when that puck went it. It seemed like the guys on the bench were excited, and we were getting right back to work. Right after that, we had a breakaway, and if that goes in, it’s a whole different story in the game. We’ve just got to make sure we don’t let them get that goal back, and get the momentum back on their side.”

Of course, the Kings couldn’t take the lead on a breakaway. The Devils bounced back on the strength of a Adam Henrique goal with just 4:31 minutes remaining in the third period. New Jersey earned a 3-1 victory to force a Game 5 on Saturday.