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LA Kings Insider Aug 8, 2014

LAKings.com feature: Budding Army

As teased last week, I recently caught up with Derek Armstrong, the President of the CHL’s Denver Cutthroats. In our conversation, he shared his transition from working in hockey operations – where he was named the CHL’s Coach of the Year in 2013-14 – into a role as an executive in business operations for the minor league team that will open its third year of play at the Denver Coliseum this fall. From the story, titled Budding Army: Working with the players is a perk of the job, and even though he’s roughly 15 years past the median age on [...]
LA Kings Insider Jul 31, 2014

Catching up with Derek Armstrong

I recently spoke with Kings alum Derek Armstrong earlier today to prepare for a LAKings.com feature I’ll be working on next week. The story will detail his work with the CHL’s Denver Cutthroats and his transition into coaching and working in a front office while highlighting the relationships built from his playing career that have served him well in his executive duties. Armstrong, now 41, was renowned for his work ethic and was a popular figure amongst his teammates and coaches during his six playing seasons with Los Angeles between 2002 and 2009. Though there were no playoff games...