Darryl Sutter, Kings and 2nd chances

L.A.'s coach was plucked from a ranch midseason and now is one win from a Cup

Updated: June 5, 2012, 10:00 PM ET
By Dan Arritt | Special to ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The door to the auxiliary locker room swung open on a recent weekday morning, and in stepped the man who said goodbye to his 1,500-acre cattle ranch in mid-December, accepting an offer from an old friend to take over as coach of a struggling Los Angeles Kings team.

Darryl Sutter took his place in front of the cameras and microphones, then paused to scan the eyes of those in attendance, almost as if searching for a certain person to pull from the crowd by the collar ...

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