FILE - In this March 18, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette watches the action from behind the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Tampa, Fla. The Flyers fired coach Laviolette, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

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FILE - In this March 18, 2013 file photo, Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette watches the action from behind the bench during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, in Tampa, Fla. The Flyers fired coach Laviolette, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)