miaowang123 » Discussions


St. Louis coach who joined the Ki

  • 05 Sep
    LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings have promoted John Stevens to associate head coach and re-signed assistant coach Davis Payne and goaltending coach Bill Ranford. [b]Eric Lichaj USA Jersey[/b] . The Stanley Cup champions announced the moves to keep coach Darryl Sutters staff intact Wednesday. Stevens is a former head coach in Philadelphia. He briefly served as the Kings interim head coach before Sutter was hired during their 2011-12 championship season. Stevens had been mentioned as a candidate for off-season job openings in Vancouver, Pittsburgh and Carolina. Payne is the former St. Louis coach who joined the Kings staff in 2012 after their first title. Ranford played parts of 15 seasons in the NHL. He has spent the last eight seasons coaching the Kings, who won the Jennings Trophy for the leagues best goals-against average last season. [b]Daniel Lovitz Jersey[/b] . The Force had two men, including former Wallabies No. 8 Ben McCalman, in the sin-bin in the dying minutes of the match, but were able to resist a late Highlanders surge to post a four-try, bonus point win. [b]Christian Pulisic Jersey[/b] . A player confirmed to TSN on the condition of anonymity that he received his ballot yesterday. Another confirms hes been told to expect his shortly. "The unions executive committee insists a strike vote does not mean were pushing away from the table," the player said. "But we want the league to know were serious about our position.VINA DEL MAR, Chile -- Eighth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina defeated Uruguays Pablo Cuevas 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the Royal Guard Open in Chile. Paolo Lorenzi of Italy also advanced, beating Colombias Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-1. The top four seeded players, who received byes into the second round, are Fabio Fognini (1) of Italy and three Spaniards -- Tommy Robredo (2), Nicolas Almagro (3) and Marcel Granollers (4). [b]Andrija Novakovich Jersey[/b]. The tournament kicks off four weeks of play in clay-court events around Latin America. Rafael Nadal has skipped the event after playing there a year ago, but is expected to play next week in Buenos Aires. ' ' '