Breaking news out of the National Hockey League, as the Philadelphia Flyers have fired head coach John Stevens after a 13-11-1 start.
-The Flyers have lost six of their last seven overall, falling into tenth place in the Eastern Conference.
-Stevens was named coach of the Flyers in 2006, being given a two-year extension soon after.
-Additionally, John played in the NHL from 1986-1999, having been forced to retire due to longing injuries.
-He was drafted by Philadelphia as the 47th overall pick in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft.
-In 2007-2008, he was named The Hockey News Coach of the Year for leading the Flyers to the Eastern Conference Finals. They were promptly eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins during this time.
-No replacement has been immediately named.