Los Angeles Kings


Coaching History
Position Name Seasons DOB Specialty Hire Date End Date Fired?
Head Willie Desjardins 2018 - Present 2/11/1975 Head 11/4/2018
Head John Stevens 2017 - 2018 5/4/1966 Head 4/23/2017 11/4/2018 Y
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 8/19/1958 Head 12/17/2011 4/10/2017 Y
Head John Stevens 2011 5/4/1966 Head 12/12/2011 12/17/2011 N
Head Terry Murray 2008 - 2011 7/20/1950 Head 7/16/2008 12/17/2011 Y
Associate John Stevens 2014 - 2017 5/4/1966 Defense, Penalty Kill 6/18/2014 4/23/2017 N
Assistant Dave Lowry 2017 - Present 2/14/1965 Defense, Penalty Kill 5/30/2017
Assistant Marco Sturm 2018 - Present 9/8/1978 Eye in the Sky, Power Play 11/4/2018
Assistant Don Nachbaur 2017 - 2018 1/30/1959 Eye in the Sky, Power Play 6/22/2017 11/4/2018 Y
Assistant Pierre Turgeon 2017 - 2018 8/28/1969 Offensive coordinator 7/10/2017 6/8/2018 N
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 10/24/1970 Forwards, Power Play 7/27/2012 4/11/2017 Y
Assistant John Stevens 2010 - 2014 5/6/1966 Defense, Penalty Kill 6/24/2010 6/18/2014
Assistant Jamie Kompon 2006 - 2012 9/18/1966 Forwards, Power Play 7/10/2006 7/17/2012
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present 12/14/1966 Goaltending 7/10/2006
Video Nelson Emerson 2006 - Present 8/17/1967 Video 7/10/2006
Video Samson Lee 2015 - Present Video Coordinator
Video Brooks Bertsch 2016 - 2018 5/10/1990 Video, Scout
Video Ryan Colville 2008 - 2013 Video


Season by Season

2018-19
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Willie Desjardins 2018 - Present Head
Head John Stevens 2017 - 2018 Head
Assistant Dave Lowry 2017 - Present Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Marco Sturm 2018 - Present Eye in the Sky, Power Play
Assistant Don Nachbaur 2017 - 2018 Eye in the Sky, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Samson Lee 2015 - 2018 Video
Video Brooks Bertsch 2016 - 2018 Video, Scout
2017-18
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head John Stevens 2017 - 2018 Head
Assistant Dave Lowry 2017 - Present Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Don Nachbaur 2017 - 2018 Eye in the Sky, Power Play
Assistant Pierre Turgeon 2017 - 2018 Offensive Coordinator
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Samson Lee 2015 - 2018 Video Coordinator
Video Brooks Bertsch 2016 - 2018 Video, Scout
2016-17
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Associate John Stevens 2014 - 2017 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Samson Lee 2015 - 2018 Video Coordinator
Video Brooks Bertsch 2016 - 2018 Video, Scout
2015-16
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Associate John Stevens 2014 - 2017 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Samson Lee 2015 - 2018 Video Coordinator
Video Ethan Fink 2015 - 2016 Video
2014-15
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Associate John Stevens 2014 - 2017 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Zach Ziegler 2013 - 2015 Video
2013-14
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Assistant John Stevens 2010 - 2013 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Zach Ziegler 2013 - 2015 Video
2012-13
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Assistant John Stevens 2010 - 2013 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Davis Payne 2012 - 2017 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Ryan Colville 2008 - 2013 Video
2011-12
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Darryl Sutter 2011 - 2017 Head
Head John Stevens 2011 Head
Head Terry Murray 2008 - 2011 Head
Assistant John Stevens 2010 - 2013 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Jamie Kompon 2006 - 2012 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Ryan Colville 2008 - 2013 Video
2010-11
Position Name Seasons Specialty
Head Terry Murray 2008 - 2011 Head
Assistant John Stevens 2010 - 2013 Defense, Penalty Kill
Assistant Jamie Kompon 2006 - 2012 Forwards, Power Play
Goaltending Bill Ranford 2006 - Present Goaltending
Video Ryan Colville 2008 - 2013 Video


Head Coach History

Willie Desjardins
DOB Hire Date
February 11, 1975 Novemeber 4, 2018
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1987-88 U. of Calgary CWUAA Assistant
1990-91 U. of Calgary CWUAA Head 43 29 13 1 0
1994-95 Seibu Tetsudo JIHL Head 31 20 9 1
1995-96 Seibu Tetsudo JIHL Head 40 30 9 1 Won Championship
1997-98 Saskatoon Blades WHL Head 39 10 23 6
2000-01 Sapporo Snow Brand JIHL Head 40 21 17 2
2002-03 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 29 34 2 7
2003-04 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 40 20 9 3
2004-05 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 45 21 4 2
2005-06 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 47 16 0 9
2006-07 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 52 17 0 3
2007-08 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 43 22 0 7
2008-09 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 36 29 0 7
2009-10 Medicine Hat Tigers WHL Head 72 41 23 0 8
2010-11 Dallas Stars NHL Associate
2011-12 Dallas Stars NHL Associate
2012-13 Texas Stars AHL Head 76 43 22 0 11 Lost in Round 2
2013-14 Texas Stars AHL Head 76 48 18 0 10 Won Calder Cup Championship
2014-15 Vancouver Canucks NHL Head 82 48 29 0 5 Lost in Round 1
2015-16 Vancouver Canucks NHL Head 82 31 38 0 13 Missed Playoffs
2016-17 Vancouver Canucks NHL Head 82 30 43 0 9 Missed Playoffs
2018-19 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head
*Hired Novemeber 4, 2018



John Stevens
DOB Hire Date Fire Date 2018-19 Salary
May 4, 1966 April 23, 2017 November 4, 2018 Unknown
*Signed three year contract in April 2017
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1998-99 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Assistant
1999-00 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Assistant
2000-01 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 36 34 5 5 Lost in Round 2
2001-02 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 33 27 15 5 Lost in Round 1
2002-03 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 33 33 6 8 Missed Playoffs
2003-04 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 46 25 7 2 Lost in Round 2
2004-05 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 48 25 0 7 Won Calder Cup Championship
2005-06 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL Head 80 34 37 0 9 Missed Playoffs
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Assistant
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 74 21 42 0 11 Missed Playoffs
*Promoted October 26, 2006
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 82 42 29 0 11 Lost in Round 2
2008-09 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 82 44 27 0 11 Lost in Round 1
2009-10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 26 13 12 0 1
*Fired December 4, 2009
2010-11 Los Angeles Kings NHL Assistant
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL Assistant
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 4 2 2 0 0
2012-13 Los Angeles Kings NHL Assistant
2013-14 Los Angeles Kings NHL Assistant
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL Associate
2015-16 Los Angeles Kings NHL Associate
2016-17 Los Angeles Kings NHL Associate
2017-18 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 45 29 0 8 Lost in Round 1
2018-19 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head
*Fired November 4, 2018



Darryl Sutter
DOB Hire Date End Date Stanley Cup Championship
April 19, 1958 December 17, 2011 April 10, 2017 2011-12,   2013-14
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1987-88 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Assistant
1988-89 Saginaw Hawks IHL Head 82 46 26 0 10
1989-90 Indianapolis Ice IHL Head 82 53 21 0 8
1990-91 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Associate
1991-92 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Associate
1992-93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Head 84 47 25 12 0
1993-94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Head 84 39 36 9 0 Lost in Round 1
1994-95 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Head 48 24 19 5 0 Lost in Round 3
1997-98 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 82 34 38 10 0 Lost in Round 1
1998-99 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 82 31 33 18 0 Lost in Round 1
1999-00 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 82 35 30 10 7 Lost in Round 2
2000-01 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 82 40 27 12 3 Lost in Round 1
2001-02 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 82 44 27 8 3 Lost in Round 2
2002-03 San Jose Sharks NHL Head 24 9 12 2 1
*Fired December 1, 2008
2002-03 Calgary Flames NHL Head 46 19 18 8 1 Missed Playoffs
*Hired December 28, 2002
2003-04 Calgary Flames NHL Head 82 42 30 7 3 Lost in Stanley Cup Final
2005-06 Calgary Flames NHL Head 82 46 25 0 11 Lost in Round 1
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 49 25 13 0 11 Won Stanley Cup
*Hired December 17, 2011
2012-13 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 48 27 16 0 5 Lost in Round 3
2013-14 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 46 28 0 8 Won Stanley Cup
2014-15 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 40 27 0 15 Missed Playoffs
2015-16 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 48 28 0 6 Lost in Round 1
2016-17 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 39 35 0 8 Missed Playoffs
*Retired in June 2018



Terry Murray
DOB Hire Date End Date
June 20, 1950 July 17, 2008 December 12, 2011
Record
Season Team League Position Games
Played
Win Loss Tie Overtime
Loss
Playoffs
1983-84 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
1984-85 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
1985-86 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
1986-87 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
1987-88 Washington Capitals NHL Assistant
1988-89 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL Head 80 30 46 4 0 Missed Playoffs
1989-90 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL Head 45 26 17 2 0
1989-90 Washington Capitals NHL Head 34 18 14 2 0 Lost in Round 3
*Promoted in 1989
1990-91 Washington Capitals NHL Head 80 37 36 7 0 Lost in Round 2
1991-92 Washington Capitals NHL Head 80 45 27 8 0 Lost in Round 1
1992-93 Washington Capitals NHL Head 84 43 34 7 0 Lost in Round 1
1993-94 Washington Capitals NHL Head 47 20 23 4 0
*Fired in 1994
1993-94 Cincinnati Cyclones IHL Head 28 17 7 0 4 Lost in Round 2
1994-95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 48 28 16 4 0 Lost in Round 3
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 82 45 24 13 0 Lost in Round 2
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head 82 45 24 13 0 Lost in Stanley Cup Final
1998-99 Florida Panthers NHL Head 82 30 34 18 0 Missed Playoffs
1999-00 Florida Panthers NHL Head 82 43 27 6 6 Lost in Round 1
2000-01 Florida Panthers NHL Head 36 6 18 7 5
*Fired in 2000
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Assistant
2005-06 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Assistant
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Assistant
2007-08 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Assistant
2008-09 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 34 37 0 11 Missed Playoffs
2009-10 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 46 27 0 9 Lost in Round 1
2010-11 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 82 46 30 0 6 Lost in Round 1
2011-12 Los Angeles Kings NHL Head 29 13 12 0 4
*Fired December 12, 2011
2012-13 Adirondack Phantoms AHL Head 76 31 38 0 7 Missed Playoffs
2013-14 Adirondack Phantoms AHL Head 76 30 38 0 8 Missed Playoffs
2014-15 Lehigh Valley Phantoms AHL Head 76 33 35 0 8 Missed Playoffs
2015-16 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
2016-17 Buffalo Sabres NHL Assistant
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