Alain Vigneault needed to go, but Flyers problems run much deeper than just the coach

Alain Vigneault came into Philadelphia as a coach known for taking veteran-laden teams and propelling them to the next level. Unfortunately as the Flyers head coach, he never was able to deliver on that promise. The Flyers parted ways with Vigneault on Monday morning following an embarrassing 7-1 loss at...
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Where Do the Flyers Go Now? Three Candidates to Replace Vigneault

The Flyers have lost eight straight games and are in their worst stretch of losses in the now completed Alain Vigneault era. Frank Seravalli, as he is known to do, broke the news:. The goals have been hard to come by for the struggling Flyers. Lackluster play, including an anemic...
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Alain Vigneault was not the Flyers’ problem. Their issues go much deeper | Mike Sielski

That the Flyers were going to fire Alain Vigneault sometime soon was always a fait accompli. It is what they do. Ed Snider, Dave Scott, Chuck Fletcher, Paul Holmgren. Vigneault, Dave Hakstol, Peter Laviolette. Six head coaches in eight years. The names of the coaches and the decision-makers change. But the decisions rarely do.
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Why fire Vigneault now? What's next? 5 takeaways from Flyers' press conference

A 7-1 loss elicited sharp boos from Flyers fans Sunday night at the Wells Fargo Center. For Chuck Fletcher, he had seen enough to bring the gavel down on his decision. The general manager fired head coach Alain Vigneault on Monday morning, along with assistant coach Michel Therrien. Assistant coach Mike Yeo will take over behind the bench in the interim.
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Flyers vs. Avalanche Preview: AV is gone, and NAK is back

The Colorado Avalanche are coming to the northeast to play the Philadelphia Flyers in the first of two inter-conference matchups during the 2021-22 season. With that comes the return of the young Nicolas Aube-Kubel, who was claimed off of waivers in early November. It will be a big matchup for both teams in terms of the standings and emotions.
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Alain Vigneault fired by Flyers amid disastrous losing streak

Alain Vigneault’s second stint in the Metro went far worse than his first. The Flyers fired Vigneault as their head coach Monday morning, according to multiple reports, amid an eight-game losing streak which hit a nadir Sunday night in a 7-1 loss to the Lightning. Assistant coach Michel Therrien was also fired, per multiple reports. Mike Yeo will reportedly be the interim head coach for the Flyers, who are 8-10-4 and in second to last place in the Metropolitan Division.

Giroux not thinking about waiving no-move clause with Flyers slumping

Forward who can become free agent after season, has 'got a lot of confidence in this group'. Claude Giroux said he is not thinking about waiving the no-move clause in his contract and is confident the Philadelphia Flyers can turn their season around. The forward is in the final season...
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A 7-1 drubbing brings Flyers' losing streak to an ugly 8

Frustration and tension continued to brew Sunday night for the Flyers in a 7-1 eyesore of a loss to the Lightning at the Wells Fargo Center. Head coach Alain Vigneault saw his club's losing streak balloon to eight games. Three days between games did not help the well-rested Flyers against the two-time defending champs.
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What Flyers prospects might be heading to World Juniors?

There is nothing going right for the Philadelphia Flyers currently. Doing their own seasonal version of a toboggan ride down the standings; the scoring has dried up, the defense is something else, and Carter Hart has finally showed that he actually a human man instead of some goaltending freak. So...
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Farabee out week-to-week, life is cruel

The hockey gods are laughing in our faces. Although Kevin Hayes finally returned to play just his third game for the Philadelphia Flyers this season—after recovering from off-season surgery and then re-injuring himself after just a handful of minutes—this team is still in a horrible state in terms of just who they are missing from the lineup.
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Devils 5, Flyers 2: Free falling

The Philadelphia Flyers have now lost six straight games after tonight’s loss to the New Jersey Devils, and the end to this miserable stretch is nowhere in sight. With the Rangers, Lightning, and Avalanche ahead, it’s going to be tough for the Orange & Black to right the ship in the immediate future.
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The Flyers’ depth is being tested, and this is bad news

The Flyers, plain and simple, were demolished and dismantled by the reigning Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning last night. After giving up an early goal, the Flyers managed to control most of the play for the rest of the first period. However, after that, Tampa were able to break the Flyers’ will, resulting in a 74.19% CF advantage, and two more goals in the second period. It was not a very competitive game, and an uninteresting watch if you’re a Flyers fan (which we assume, somehow, you are).
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Flyers have upcoming home game postponed because of Islanders' COVID-19 situation

With a significant number of the Islanders' players going through COVID protocol, the Flyers' home game this upcoming Tuesday night against New York has been postponed. In a statement Saturday, the NHL said its decision was made as a result of the Islanders having "up to eight players potentially unavailable to play due to COVID protocol" and "the possibility of additional cases due to spread."
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Phil Weinberg, a beloved behind-the-scenes warrior for Flyers, dies at 66

Phil Weinberg, one of the most influential people in the Flyers' organization over the last 30-plus years, died on Wednesday. He was 66 years old. Weinberg was married to his wife Terry and had two children Sydney and Zach. His death was unexpected as he was recovering from hernia surgery. Weinberg fought bladder cancer.