PETER LAVIOLETTE RUMORS

Laviolette will coach US at world championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Longtime NHL coach Peter Laviolette will lead Team USA at the IIHF World Championships next month in Minsk, Belarus.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Laviolette, Mass. Native, Named 2014 USA Men’s Hockey Head Coach

The U.S. Men’s National Hockey team will have a local feel in 2014. That’s because its newest head coach is Peter Laviolette, a Franklin, Mass., native who spent three seasons in the Boston Bruins organization, including two seasons as coach of the team’s AHL affiliate, the Providence Bruins. The local coach also played four years of college hockey at Westfield State College...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA Names Peter Laviolette As Head Coach For IIHF World Championship

from USA Hockey, Peter Laviolette (Franklin, Mass.) has been named head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team that will participate in the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship it was announced today by USA Hockey. The event will take place in Minsk, Belarus, May 9-25. Team USA is the defending bronze medalist in the event. Laviolette has...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the League: the Metro strikes back

This might be hockey blasphemy right now, but the Metropolitan is quietly becoming the strongest division in the NHL. I would also like to nominate Peter Laviolette for the Jack Adams award, hand Devan Dubnyk the Vezina, and tab the Sabres as Stanley Cup favorites. They’ll beat the Flames in seven, of course. Now that’s blasphemy. And not long ago, all of this slander came from...
Via isportsweb.com
January 23, 2014  |  1 Comment

Peter Laviolette out as Flyers coach

This morning, multiple sources reported that Peter Laviolette, the Flyers' coach for the last four seasons, was fired Monday morning after the team matched last year's franchise-worst 0-3-0 start. According to ESPN, it is the fastest firing in NHL history, matched only by Chicago's canning of Dennis Savard in 2008 after a 1-2-1 start. The team has looked sluggish in...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Flyers Fire Head Coach Peter Laviolette, Craig Berube to Take Over

The Philadelphia Flyers are off to about as bad of a start as you could imagine, and it’s apparently going to cost the head coach his job. The Flyers have fired head coach Peter Laviolette, according to Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News. Also according to Seravalli, the Flyers will replace Laviolette with assistant coach Craig Berube. It’s unclear at this point...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers' Laviolette back where he belongs - at rink

Flyers coach Peter Laviolette is back where he belongs, at the team's training complex, speaking to reporters and watching some of his players work out. They're not all back yet, but they will be here soon, as the Flyers finally get a chance to wash away the sting of another short playoff run last season. The standard group of workout regulars that included defenseman Kimmo...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Briere proving to be Philly's go-to guy

Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette, perhaps, said it best after his team's 4-3 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils Sunday: "There are people who answer the bell." Danny Briere is one of those people. Playing on a new line and under immense playoff pressure, Briere shined Sunday, scoring two goals, including the overtime game winner to give Philadelphia a 1-0 lead...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers coach Laviolette fined $10K

Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 Monday after calling out counterpart Dan Bylsma for sending out his checking line late in Philadelphia's 6-3 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday. Penguins assistant Tony Granato, who stepped on the top of the side boards and in between the two head coaches, was also fined $2,500. The incident occurred at 18:57 of the third period. Fine...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
OUTTA MY WAY

Video: Flyers coach shoves Stars player

Philadelphia Flyers Coach Peter Laviolette won’t let anything block his path, even if that obstacle is an opposing player.  Following the first period of  a very heated contest between the Flyers and the Stars, Laviolette was making his way to the locker room and started having words with Steve Ott.  It looked like Ott stood in the way of Laviolette on purpose following their...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 21, 2011  |  1 Comment
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