We have an absolutely shocking announcement.
According to a breaking news report from Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press, the Los Angeles Kings have just completely cleaned house. Not only has head coach Darryl Sutter been fired but general manager Dean Lombardi has also been relieved of his duties.
The two men combined to form one of the most powerful duo's in the National Hockey League during their time with the Kings, leading the organization to pair of Stanley Cup Championships. However it appears that failing to make the playoffs this season was not an acceptable outcome as far as ownership was concerned.
More to come on this story as it develops.