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Report- Laviolette Fired, Maurice In

from Darren Dreger of TSN,

Sources tell TSN the Carolina Hurricanes have fired head coach Peter Laviolette and in a unique about face, have replaced him with former Hurricanes head coach Paul Maurice.

Sources say Maurice will remain on as head coach at least until the end of the season, at which point the position will be re-evaluated leaving the Hurricanes the freedom to head in a different direction, or sign Maurice to a long term contract.


added 10:10am, from Chip Alexander of Lord Stanley’s Blog at the News & Observer,

The Carolina Hurricanes have fired coach Peter Laviolette, who led the team to the 2006 Stanley Cup championship.

The team has called a press conference this morning to announce the coaching change.


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  Tags: paul+maurice, peter+laviolette


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