The Philadelphia Flyers have called an 11 AM news conference to announce that they have fired coach Peter Laviolette. Flyers assistant coach Craig Berube is rumored to take over the coaching duties.
Laviolette, 145-98 since taking the Flyers over in the 2009-10 season, was fired after only three regular season games. The Flyers have started the season at 0-3, scoring only a total of 3 goals as a team. The 47 year old Berube's only head coaching experience has been in the American Hockey League. Berube played in the NHL from 1987-2003, including two stints with the Flyers.
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