When Willie Desjardins got the phone call from Kings general manager Rob Blake, he was driving near his home in Medicine Hat, Canada.
Summoned to coach the Kings on an interim basis, Desjardins steered the team through an often befuddling course that will go down cheap nhl jerseys china
as one of the more forgettable chapters in franchise history.
Saturday likely represents Desjardins’ last game as Kings coach, and he was deflective on whether he made a case for his next job, wherever that might be.
“It doesn’t matter what I think, really,” Desjardins said before the Kings finished the season against the Vegas Golden Knights, with the NHL’s second-worst finish already locked up for a 13.5% chance of the No. 1 pick in the draft.