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NHL The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time  

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In all the years they've been competing in the NHL, the Los Angeles Kings have certainly gone through some great (and not so great) coaches. That being said, who is the best Los Angeles Kings head coach of all time? This list ranks every Los Angeles Kings coach from best to worst with the help of our users. Hockey fans like you have already voted on this list, but we want you to contribute as well. Upvote your top Los Angeles Kings coaches, keeping stats like regular season record and playoff appearances in mind.

It took over 40 years for the Kings to win their first ever Stanley Cup championship. The coach who won if for them was Darryl Sutter, who won it 2012 and 2014. Barry Melrose also had a great run as head coach. He led the Kings to their first ever Stanley Cup finals in 1993.

If the Los Angeles Kings assembled a team with players from every decade, who would coach it? Vote for the most winningest Los Angeles Kings coach, or simply just the coach that you personally liked the most.
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1
23 4
Darryl Sutter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 60

2
15 4
Barry Melrose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 62

3
10 2
Andy Murray is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 67

4
9 3
Terry Murray is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 68

5
10 4
Roger Neilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time

6
5 0
Tom Webster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Tom Webster age 70

7
6 1
Red Kelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 91

8
8 4
Larry Robinson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time

9
7 3
Bob Pulford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 82

10
6 2
Don Perry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Don Perry

11
5 1
Pat Quinn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 75

12
5 1
Robbie Ftorek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 66

13
5 2
Bob Berry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 75

14
4 2
Johnny Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Died at 92 (1893-1985)

15
4 2
Larry Regan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Larry Regan Died at 79 (1930-2009)

16
4 3
Parker MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time

17
3 3
John Torchetti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time

18
3 3
Hal Laycoe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Died at 76 (1922-1998)

19
2 2
Mike Murphy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 68

20
2 3
Ron Stewart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Died at 80 (1932-2012)

21
2 3
Fred Glover is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Fred Glover Died at 73 (1928-2001)

22
0 3
Rogatien Vachon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
Rogatien Vachon

23
1 5
John Stevens is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
John Stevens age 71

24
0 4
Marc Crawford is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Kings Coaches of All Time
age 57