Armstrong should make a great coach cause he wasn't blessed with a ton of talent. He had to work his ass off to get to where he got and those kind of players are usually very driven and smart hockey players. I still get upset remembering him being out there on the power play, however.
“I watched their games every night during the playoffs. I’d sit in my basement with my Kings jersey on and watch the games. My wife thought I was a little bit nuts. But, I was proud of those guys. They did something really special here. And they won the Cup as a team, that was the best part of it. You could just tell they were a close knit team and they all get along. They looked like they were never going to lose in the playoffs. They just had that swagger. They were so well coached and everyone bought into their roles and there was no complaining. That’s what makes great team and that’s why they ended up winning the Cup.”
Remember when Armstrong centered Frolov and Palffy? Then later he would center Robitaille and Klatt. He put up some productive years for a player who came in with zero expectations. Hope he succeeds in coaching just as Dan Bylsma has.