Peter Laviolette

Nashville Predators Hire Peter Laviolette as Head Coach
Peter Laviolette will get to coach Shea Weber after all.
The former Flyers head coach was hired by the Nashville Predators on Tuesday morning, taking over for a fired Barry Trotz.
Laviolette becomes just the second head coach in the less than 20 year old Predators franchise...
Welcome Vinny!
Last Saturday night, on the eve of the draft, Flyers general manger Paul Holmgren wasn’t thinking about Sam Morin, the defenseman he took in the first round. He wasn’t thinking about Robert Hagg, a second-round draft pick, either.
He was on a train up to New York with …
Flyers Must Play With Sense of Urgency
A veteran of 13 NHL seasons, Scott Hartnell got the message.
Benched after a “dumb” roughing penalty in the second period of Monday night’s loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the All-Star left wing found himself on the third line for the rest of the game...
Flyers Notes: ‘We’re Not Out of the Hole’
For the first time in days, several Flyers walked into the dressing room with smiles on their faces.
After the 3-0 shellacking a day before against the Boston Bruins, there was a sigh of relief. A hard-earned, 3-2 victory over the equally desperate Buffalo Sabres was exactly what the postgame meeting…
On The Ice with Isaac...
Even though he’s already played 11 games with the Flyers, Tye McGinn can’t shake the nerves. At any point, he could be sent back to the AHL.
“You’ve been dreaming about it your whole life, to finally get that opportunity to play,&CloseCurlyDoubleQ…
Flyers Hoping to Improve on PP
The Flyers vowed that rest would be taken into account in all the practices and morning skates. Expect a lot of “optional skates,” was the general thinking.
Not today.
Even after a full practice on Monday, Peter Laviolette kept the Flyers on the ice a little longer than a n…
Lilja, Rinaldo likely in the lineup against Rangers
NEW YORK Andreas Lilja came off the ice smiling after morning skate.
Although he wouldn’t confirm Peter Laviolette’s roster decision, it sure looks like the 37-year-old defenseman will play his first game of the season tonight against the Rangers...

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