Coyotes assistant coach Dave King returns home after hospital trip

GLENDALE, Ariz. – New Phoenix Coyotes assistant coach Dave King has been released from a Seattle-area hospital after undergoing a battery of tests.

Team spokesman Sergey Kocharov says that the 61-year-old King had not been feeling well before a pre-season game on Tuesday night in Everett, Wash. King was taken to the hospital, where he underwent several tests.

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Kocharov says King was released and returned to Phoenix on Wednesday, and he is expected to rejoin the team for practice on Thursday. King, a former head coach with Calgary and Columbus, joined the Coyotes this week as an assistant to interim coach Ulf Samuelsson.