PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Flyers have gotten off to a slow start this season and the head coach Peter Laviolette paid the price. Reports from Philadelphia have Laviolette being fired within the last hour.
The Flyers missed the post season in the lock-out shortened 2013 season and the club made major moves in adding talent at the defensive, forward and goaltending positions.
But the club under-performed and most recently was defeated by the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1.
Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.