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Former Los Angeles Kings head coach Todd McLellan
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BREAKING: Another NHL Head Coach Officially Gets Fired And Replaced

Published February 2, 2024 at 11:45
BY SAMER
     
There has been plenty of NHL coach firings this season and the trend continue as today, the Los Angeles Kings have decided they've had enough and needed to make a change behind the bench.

Los Angeles Kings Fire Todd McLellan



According to insider Chris Johnston, the Los Angeles Kings have officially fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Jim Hiller.

The #LAKings have fired head coach Todd McLellan and replaced him with Jim Hiller on an interim basis.




General manager Rob Blake released the following statement:

«We want to thank Todd for his hard work and dedication to the organization,» said Blake. «He has done a tremendous job in moving us forward and making a positive impact on our group and in our community. This was not an easy decision, but we felt the change was necessary at this time. Jim is a well-respected member of our staff who is familiar with our players. We are confident in his ability to lead our team effectively during this pivotal time.»


Hiller, 54, will step in immediately as the interim head coach. He joined the Kings on July 19, 2022, and has been an assistant coach for the past two seasons (2022-24).


Before joining the Kings, he held the same role for eight seasons with the New York Islanders (2019-22), Toronto Maple Leafs (2015-19), and Detroit Red Wings (2014-15).

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