KINGS ASSISTANT COACH 1985-87/GOALTENDING COACH 1984-85
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Phil Myre spent three seasons a full-time assistant coach from 1985-88 under Pat Quinn and Mike Murphy. Myre joined the team in 1984-85 as a goaltending consultant.
The native of St.-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec impressed the Kings with his thorough evaluations of the Kings’ organizational goaltending. He developed computerized accounting of the teams amateur, minor league and club scouting and game reports.
Myre impressed many others outside the Kings organization as well. Following the 1985-86 season, he was selected to the coaching staff of Team Canada for the 1986 World Championships.
During his playing days (1968-84) Myre appeared in over 400 NHL games with Montreal, Atlanta, St. Louis, Philadelphia, Colorado and Buffalo. His finest NHL campaign was 1974-75 when he recorded five shutouts and a 2.85 average for the Atlanta Flames. His overall record in the NHL was 149-198-76 with 14 shutouts and a 3.52 GAA over 16 seasons since being selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round, fifth overall, in 1966.
Following his time with the Kings, Myre had stints as an assistant coach with the Detroit Red Wings (1989-92) and Florida Panthers 2005-07.