Los Angeles Kings

Head Coach
Terry Murray
Notes:
CAREER RECORD VS. EDMONTON: 14-3-3

VS. EDMONTON IN 2008-09: 1-0-2

Terry Murray was named Head Coach of the Kings on July 17, 2008. He joins the Kings with a wide range of NHL experience as a head coach, assistant coach, scout and player.

Formerly the Head Coach of the Washington Capitals, Florida Panthers and the Philadelphia Flyers, where he led that club to the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals, Murray is the 22nd head coach in Kings history. He entered this season with a 360-277-100 record over 11 NHL seasons as a head coach. Murray spent the past four full seasons as an Assistant Coach with the Flyers.

As the Head Coach of the Flyers for three seasons (1994-95 through 1996-97), Murray compiled a 118-64-30 record. In addition to the 1997 Stanley Cup Finals/Eastern Conference Championship, Murray coached the team to two Atlantic Division Championships (1995 and 1996).

He began his NHL head coaching career with Washington for five seasons (1989-90 through 1993-94) and compiled a 163-134-28 record with the Capitals. In his first season he helped lead the Capitals to the Eastern Conference Finals. Murray also coached Florida for three seasons (1998-99 through 2000-01) and compiled a 79-90-31 record, which included a franchise-record 98-point season and a team-record 43 wins in 1999-00. In all, Murray has guided his club to the playoffs in nine of his last 10 seasons, and he has a 46-43 playoff record as a Head Coach.

Murray has also coached as an Assistant Coach with the Capitals (1983-84 through 1987-88); as Head Coach with the Baltimore Skipjacks of the American Hockey League (from 1988-89 through 1989-90); and as Head Coach with the Cincinnati Cyclones of the International Hockey League (1993-94).

As an NHL defenseman, Murray, 58 (July 20, 1950), played in 302 career NHL regular season games over eight seasons with Washington, Philadelphia (two stints), the Detroit Red Wings and the California Golden Seals/California Seals, who originally drafted Murray in the seventh-round (88th overall) of the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft.

A native of Shawville, Quebec, Terry and his wife Linda have two daughters, Meaghan and Lindsey.



Goaltenders

31 Erik Ersberg G
(AIRZ-buhrg, AIR-ihk)
6'0'', 168 03/08/1982 ( 27 ), Sala, SWE 2 NHL / 2 LAK Season
Last Win: DEC 13, 2008 vs MINNESOTA (11)
Last Shutout: MAR 27, 2008 vs PHOENIX (31)
How Acquired: Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on May 31, 2007.

Notes: SEASON HIGHS

Shots: 40 (2-19 at SJ)
Saves: 38 (3-14 at SJ)
Shutouts:
Minutes Played: 65:00 (11-11 vs. DAL)

THIS SEASON: Stopped season-high 38 shots in 2-1 shootout loss March 14 at San Jose...Agreed to terms on two-year contract extension March 4...Selected to participate in the YoungStars event as part of the 2009 NHL All-Star Weekend (first-ever Kings goaltender selected for this event, but did not play due to injury)...Stopped 33 of 34 shots in 3-1 win Dec. 13 vs. Minnesota....Stopped 24 of 26 shots in 6-2 win Dec. 11 vs. St. Louis (win established new career high at seven)...Stopped 22 of 24 shots in 5-2 win Nov. 29 vs. Chicago...Started in career-high 10 straight games from Nov. 4 to Nov. 25 (5-3-2)...Won a career-high four straight games, Nov. 6 to Nov. 13...Stopped 24 of 26 shots in 3-2 win Nov. 13 at Dallas...Stopped 19 of 21 shots and four of five shots in the shootout in 3-2 win Nov. 11 vs. Dallas...Recorded first win of the season Nov. 6 vs. Florida (stopped 13 of 15 shots in 3-2 victory)...Stopped 26 of 27 shots in 1-0 overtime loss Nov. 4 vs. Anaheim (his first start of the season).

GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
28
1477
8
11
-
5
0
65
2.64
586
0.900
Career
42
2276
14
16
0
8
2
98
2.58
1005
0.911


32 Jonathan Quick G
(KWIHK, JAWN-ah-thuhn)
6'1'', 216 01/21/1986 ( 23 ), Milford, CT, USA 2 NHL / 2 LAK Season
Last Win: APR 4, 2009 vs PHOENIX Last Shutout: MAR 26, 2009 @ DALLAS (4)
How Acquired: Selected by the Kings in the third round (72nd overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB: University of Massachusetts-Amherst, NCAA.

Notes: SEASON HIGHS

Shots: 45 (2-5 at WSH)
Saves: 41 (2-5 at WSH)
Shutouts: 4 (Last, 3-26 at DAL)
Minutes Played: 65:00 (4x: Last, 3-26 at DAL)

THIS SEASON: Had a 1.97 goals-against average (14 GA in 427:19) and .932 save percentage (193 saves in 207 shots) in seven straight games March 22 to April 4...Stopped 29 of 30 shots in 6-1 win April 4 vs. Phoenix...Recorded fourth career shutout March 26 at Dallas, stopping all 29 shoots in 1-0 shootout win (the first in Kings history)...The last time a Kings goaltender had four shutouts in one season was Mathieu Garon in 2005-06...His fourth shutout tied a Kings rookie single-season record... The three other rookie netminders to have four shutouts in one season are Jamie Storr in 1998-99, Mario Lessard in 1978-99 and Gerry Desjardins in 1968-99...All four of Quick’s shutouts have come on the road, which is a new franchise record...Rogie Vachon had three shutouts on the road in 1977-78...Stopped 24 of 26 shots in 3-2 overtime win March 19 at Boston...Stopped 23 of 24 shots in 2-1 shootout win Feb. 24 at Minnesota...Named the NHL First Star of the Week (ending Feb. 8) after posting a 3-0-0 record with a 1.67 goals-against average, .950 save percentage and one shutout in three games...Stopped 25 of 26 shots in 3-1 win Feb. 7 at New Jersey...Stopped career-high 41 shots en 5-4 win Feb. 5 at Washington...Recorded third career shutout Feb. 3 at Ottawa, stopping all 29 shots in 1-0 win...Stopped 31 of 33 shots in 5-2 win Jan. 29 vs. Chicago...Stopped 25 of 27 shots in 5-2 win Jan. 20 at Minnesota...Was 3-2-0 with two shutouts, a 0.80 goals-against average (4 GA in 301:52) and a .970 save percentage (128 saves in 132 shots) in five-game span Dec. 23 to Jan. 3...Stopped 31 of 32 shots and both shootout attempts in 2-1 shootout win Jan. 3 vs. Philadelphia (his first career overtime/shootout game)....Named NHL Third Star of the Week (ending Dec. 28) after posting a 2-1-0 record with a 0.67 goals-against-average, .958 save percentage and two shutouts in three games...Recorded second career shutout (second in three-game span) Dec. 27 at Phoenix, stopping all 26 shots in 4-0 win...Recorded first career shutout Dec. 23 at Columbus, stopping all 24 shots in 3-0 win (sixth career NHL game and fourth career NHL start)...The shutout also marked the 150th in franchise history and came on the 41st anniversary of the first-ever Kings shutout (Wayne Rutledge, Dec. 23, 1967 vs. St. Louis)...Recalled from Manchester (AHL) Dec. 16...Was 6-5-2 with a 2.68 goals-against average and .919 save percentage in 14 appearances at the time of his call-up...He ranked 11th in the AHL in save percentage (second among rookies) and 20th in GAA (fourth among rookies) at the time of his call-up.
GPI
Min
W
L
T
OT
SO
GA
GAA
Saves
Sv %
Season
41
2316
19
17
2
2
4
98
2.54
1005
0.911
Career
44
2457
20
19
0
2
4
107
2.61
1058
0.908