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CAREER RECORD VS. SAN JOSE: 10-5-4
VS. SAN JOSE IN 2008-09: 0-3-2
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.