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Kings Coach Darryl Sutter knows there's a lot of work to be done to get his team back to an elite level

Kings Coach Darryl Sutter knows there's a lot of work to be done to get his team back to an elite level

When the Kings’ season ends Coach Darryl Sutter invariably returns to his family farm in Viking, Canada, where he immerses himself in the work that sustains the 3,000-acre operation. The team’s quick playoff elimination allowed him to go home early this year, but he didn’t stay put for long.

“Lots of travel, back and forth to L.A., quite a bit,” he said in a phone interview Wednesday of his summer. “It was good but it was lots of travel. The last two weeks were the only two weeks I put together in one place all summer.”

Sutter said he spent more time than usual in Los Angeles because many young players worked out there  ...

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