Flyers fire Peter Laviolette

Monday October 7th, 2013

The Flyers reportedly have fired coach Peter Laviolette. (Len Redkoles/Getty Images) The Flyers reportedly have fired coach Peter Laviolette after the team's 0-3 start. (Len Redkoles/Getty Images)

The Philadelphia Flyers have fired coach Peter Laviolette and are replacing him -- at least in the interim -- with Craig Berube, as first reported by Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News.

The Flyers announced Berube as their 18th head coach at a Monday morning press conference

There has been speculation that Laviolette would be the first coach fired in the young NHL season after an 0-3 start in which the Flyers have yet to score an even-strength goal and have been outscored 9-3.

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The Flyers lost to the Canadiens, 4-1, on Sunday night.

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