Originally Posted by Jori
Andy Murray fired by the Kings!
"The Los Angeles Kings have relieved head coach Andy Murray and assistant Coach John Van Boxmeer of their coaching duties.
The Kings have hired new John Torchetti as interim head coach.
"The Kings would like to thank Andy Murray for his loyalty and dedication to our franchise over the last seven years," said general manager Dave Taylor.
"A decision of this magnitude is never easy and cannot be taken lightly. Ultimately, I have not been happy with the direction our hockey team has been going, and without making a change now, I didn't see that direction changing. We wish Andy and John Van Boxmeer the best of luck going forward.""
Wow. Didn't see that one coming. During the home stretch of the season while the team is in the thick of the playoff hunt too.