Davis Payne

Davis Payne

About Davis Payne

Davis Payne (born September 24, 1970 in Port Alberni, British Columbia) is a retired Canadian ice hockey winger who played in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins and is the former head coach of the St. Louis Blues. On 7/26/2012, Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi announced that Davis Payne would be hired as assistant coach to Darryl Sutter. Payne was drafted 140th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft. He turned pro in 1992 and joined the Greensboro Monarchs of the East Coast Hockey League. He then had spells in the International Hockey League with the Phoenix Roadrunners and the American Hockey League with the Rochester Americans before returning to the Monarchs for a second spell. After playing two games with the Providence Bruins, Payne signed with the Boston Bruins.

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