Laviolette Out; Berube In

"Lavy" leaves Philly with 145 career regular season victories.

“Lavy” leaves Philly with 145 career regular season victories and a Cup Final appearance.

Well not but a few hours after my rant about the Flyers glaring issues, the final shoe dropped:  Head Coach Peter Laviolette, a man who returned this franchise to the Stanley Cup FInals for the first time since 1997, was relieved of his duties early this morning.  It has yet to be revealed whether Craig Berube (another former Flyer) will carry the interim tag or if a more suitable replacement will be searched for.  In the end, it can’t come as too much of a shock, with the way the Flyers have  “produced”, but it could be a franchise-altering decision.

(more to follow)

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