I can only hope that firing Murray is still the answer, and when Sutter (regardless of the preconceptions) takes over he installs whatever is missing. Because I sure as hell can’t figure out what it is, except some intangibles.
I know all the super fans of the LA Kings and are all invested emotionally in the success of the team, but it’s also important to look at this situation as it applies to the ‘real world’.
This situation calls for the NHL GM hot-line. Since none of the players in the Kings’ system could adequately fit in on Kopitar’s left side, it’s time once again for Deano to get on the horn and see what could be available elsewhere in the league.