Posted December 18, 2011 on AP on Fox
Kings general manager Dean Lombardi announced Tuesday that Darryl Sutter will be the team's new coach. Sutter will assume his duties beginning with practice on Wednesday. The Kings also plan a news conference Wednesday to introduce Sutter. The Kings fired coach Terry Murray on Dec. 12. Assistant coach John Stevens coached the team on its recent road trip, which concluded with a 3-2 shootout win on Monday in Toronto. Sutter has a career head coaching record of 409-320-131 in 860 regular-season games. The 53-year-old Sutter last coached with Calgary in 2006.
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