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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USA Hockey Names 15 Players To World Championship Roster by   Steven Ellis

USA Hockey announced the addition of 15 players to the 2014 World Hockey Championships, coming up on May 9th in Belarus. Coached by former Flyers bench boss Peter Laviolette, the Americans are hoping to improve upon their third place finish in 2013 when goaltender John Gibson and forward Paul Stastny led the team throughout. Craig Smith and Tim Stapleton return to [...]
Via The Hockey House
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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...
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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...
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Philadelphia Flyers Playoff Preview

(Getty Images) By Brock Sumner –   Published on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:30 PM The 2013-2014 season has been a journey for the Philadelphia Flyers. After an 0-3 start, their Head Coach, Peter Laviolette, was fired and replaced by Assistant Coach, Craig Berube. After Berube’s first five games, the team possessed an embarrassing […]
Via The Hockey Report
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Flyers cap turnaround with playoff-clinching win over Panthers

They had been beaten up 4-1 by the Penguins a few days earlier. A few days later, on Oct. 21 at its practice site in Voorhees, N.J., team captain Claude Giroux boldly predicted the Flyers would make the playoffs. They were 1-7 at the time, having fired coach Peter Laviolette and replaced him with Craig Berube just three games into the season. “Eighty-two games is a lot of games...
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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...
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...
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October 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

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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