The Pacific is the NHL’s weakest division by nearly every measure, something that’s caught Drew Doughty off guard.
“I’m a little surprised,” The Kings d-man said,per the Los Angeles Daily News. “Typically our division is one of the tougher ones. Right now, it doesn’t seem that way.”
Doughty’s right. Heading into the Christmas break, the Pacific is the only division with just one 40-plus-point team — the Kings, who have 42 — and of the NHL’s bottom-10 teams, five come from the good ol’ Pacific.
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