March 24th, 2006, 06:34 AM #11
March 24th, 2006, 10:29 AM #12
Ok, I've said it before and I'll say it again. Nobody like to loose a job, however, before the olympic break everyone was screaming to fire AM's butt and now.....what a nice guy, oh, maybe it was a mistake, oh we will miss you AM...give me a break! AM will land on his feet, most of us who have lost a job do, so let's just move on to the future and get a grip on the reality of why he was let go.
March 24th, 2006, 11:04 AM #13
If the players as a team are not responding, it is not a mistake, but I have always liked Murray and think that he had to work under very difficult conditions the last few years. ie: injuries to key players.
March 24th, 2006, 11:19 AM #14
I hope AM coaches Canada This year in the World Hockey Championships and Wins his Third Gold in Three attemps as a head coach there, Then I have this feeling we will see him behind the bench for Toronto next year.
Good luck AM
March 24th, 2006, 10:11 PM #15
I liked AM a lot for the first four or five years, but more and more I've grown frustrated with each season's results. I can't pinpoint what the exact problems were, but there was obviously something wrong, particularly in the second half of these past two seasons. Injuries are hell, and our Kings seem to have had FAR more than any team should have to deal with, but the problem seems deeper than that. That recent 5-1 loss to the Av's at Staples had little to do with injuries, and far more to do with a team who, collectively, seemed to have stopped trying. Why? We'll never really know. As a Kings fan, I can only wish AM all the best, and hope like all hell that our Kings quickly get back to working hard, going to the net, playing SOME defense, having fun, being competative, winning games, and hopefully, making the playoffs. GO KINGS!
March 25th, 2006, 11:53 AM #16
You are wished the best of success behind the next bench! Thanks for all the good moves and choices during the last seven years. As for the choices moves and choices that didn't work out, we've all made mistakes. You have always been amazing when it comes to accessibility to the fans; a rarity in any sport. A word of advice from a die hard hockey fan...don't hire JVB on your next team.
Take care and thanks for the memories....
March 25th, 2006, 01:13 PM #17
andy is a stand-up guy and truly dedicated to the game for the love of the game. i believe that he did us (LA) well and gave us some incredibly unorrthodox coaching moves to always keep us fans on our toes. i agree that it was time to part ways as one of the key factors in andy's coaching style is team chemistry and it's apparent LA's chemistry was grossly off.
thank you andy and the best of luck to you and your family. i fell in love with the kings during andy's time with the team and he'll always be an LA intregal memory for me.
ok, so...let's play hockey boys and win some games!