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A couple reasons why Dean Lombardi is going to hire Terry Murray

From Lisa Dillman of the L.A. Times:

Lombardi said he was impressed that Murray spent hours breaking down game film. He also was able to observe Murray’s work habits first-hand in Philadelphia, and more recently received a solid endorsement from Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren. Then at the NHL draft last month, Lombardi spoke to Flyers senior vice president Bobby Clarke about Murray.

“He’s a detail guy, a good teacher, not going to play mind games,” Lombardi
said of Murray. “He’ll tell it straight to your face.”

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Lombardi points out in this article that he understands the Kings are a rebuilding project and will need to be patient moving forward. Apparently he thinks Terry Murray is the perfect fit to lead that development.