Nick Beverley served as the Kings General Manager from June 25, 1992 through May 18, 1994, when he was replaced by Sam McMaster. After serving as Assistant GM under Rogie Vachon for two years, Beverley took the team to their first Stanley Cup Finals appearance in his first year as GM.
Beverley was a member of the Kings organization for 14 years after retiring as an NHL defenseman in 1980. Starting as the head coach for the Kings minor league affiliate Houston Apollos during the 1980-81 season until the franchise suspended operations in January, 1981.
Beverley spent the 1981-82 season with the Kings as assistant coach and became head coach of the Kings' minor league affiliate, the New Haven Nighthawks, the following year. After three seasons with the Nighthawks, Beverley became a scout for the Kings, being elevated to Director of Player Personnel/Development in 1988.
After leaving the Kings, Beverley joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as the Director of Player Personnel where he remained until 1998-99. During the1995-96 season, Beverley took over as head coach after Pat Burns was fired and guided the club to the first round of the playoffs. After his tenure with the Leafs, Beverley joined the Chicago Blackhawks as an assistant coach and then went on to join the Nashville Predators as a team scout.
A veteran of 11 NHL seasons, Beverley played for Boston, Pittsburgh, New York Rangers, Minnesota, Los Angeles and Colorado between 1966 and 1980. Before signing his first pro contract with the Bruins, Beverley played next to Hall of Famer Bobby Orr in the junior ranks at Oshawa and was reunited with Orr at Boston. He scored 112 points (18g, 94a) in 502 NHL games during his career.