Oilers: Todd McLellan Out, Ken Hitchcock In as New Head Coach

Add another name to the November firing line, as the Edmonton Oilers have canned head coach Todd McLellan. They’ve already named a replacement and it’s none other than Ken Hitchcock. Hitchcock will be behind the bench Tuesday when the Oilers face off against the San Jose Sharks. The move is not unexpected, but it doesContinue reading “Oilers: Todd McLellan Out, Ken Hitchcock In as New Head Coach”

Kings: John Stevens Out, Willie Desjardins In

The John Stevens era is over in Los Angeles, as the Kings have fired their head coach. This isn’t a surprising move, as the club’s announcement of the firing just 13 games into his second season behind the bench is intended to show action in the face of something going horribly wrong. General manager RobContinue reading “Kings: John Stevens Out, Willie Desjardins In”

Ducks, Kings Advance to Post-season After Wednesday Action

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks clinched their respective playoff berths on Wednesday night. The Kings landed in the post-season after the St. Louis Blues dropped a game to the Chicago Blackhawks, while the Ducks found themselves in the playoffs with a win over the Minnesota Wild. The Kings sit with a 44-28-8 recordContinue reading “Ducks, Kings Advance to Post-season After Wednesday Action”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings

The Los Angeles Kings have made a number of organization changes as of late, naming John Stevens as their new head coach in April and shuffling the deck in the front office to include Rob Blake as general manager and Luc Robitaille as club president. On the ice, the Kings will look largely the same.Continue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Los Angeles Kings”

Kings Hire John Stevens as Head Coach

The Los Angeles Kings have announced John Stevens as their new head coach. Stevens had been serving as the associate coach of the team for the past three seasons and was promoted to the post after the firing of Darryl Sutter on April 10. General manager Dean Lombardi was also fired as the Kings shuffledContinue reading “Kings Hire John Stevens as Head Coach”