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Kings hire Dave Lowry as an assistant coach

Kings hire Dave Lowry as an assistant coach

Dave Lowry, who played more than 1,000 NHL games and has coached in the Western Hockey League for six seasons, was hired by the Kings as an assistant coach under new coach John Stevens. Goaltending coach Bill Ranford stayed on after Darryl Sutter was fired as the Kings’ coach, but assistant Davis Payne was let go. Another assistant coach will be hired to round out Stevens’ staff.

Lowry, 52, played for the Canucks, Blues, Panthers, Sharks and Flames during his pro career. He went on to coach Calgary and Victoria of the WHL and won two division titles with those teams. In his last five seasons, with Victoria, his teams had a winning record each season and made the playoffs all five...

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