Best Of Mike & Mad Dog: Feisty 2003 Interview With Islanders GM MilburyOn June 3, 2003, the Islanders surprisingly fired coach Peter Laviolette after two playoff seasons.
Rangers Head Coach Alain Vigneault Named Finalist For Jack Adams AwardThe New York Rangers' Alain Vigneault, Calgary's Bob Hartley and Nashville's Peter Laviolette are the finalists for the Jack Adams Award as NHL's coach of the year.
Silverman: Capuano Part Of 3-Man Race For NHL's Jack Adams AwardPeter Laviolette, Jon Cooper, Michel Therrien, Jack Capuano and Alain Vigneault have all done outstanding jobs this season and should be the leading candidates for NHL coach of the year.
Flyers Waste Little Time, Give Laviolette The Boot After Just 3 GamesThe Flyers made the announcement at a morning news conference, less than a day after Philadelphia dropped a 2-1 decision to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Silverman: NHL Hope Grows Amid Winter Classic CancellationThe Winter Classic is dead this year, but as the NHL buries its most popular regular-season event there is hope that the lockout won’t wipe out the entire season.
Silverman: Laviolette's Contract Extension Adds Fuel To Rangers-Flyers Rivalry Laviolette is a formidable coach, and when the cameras were on him during HBO’s 24-7 series -- showing preparations for the Winter Classic between the Flyers and the Rangers -- it was obvious how much beating the Rangers meant to him.
Silverman: Rangers Feel The Heat As Flyers Sign Weber To Offer SheetIt seemed like the competition was not getting any stronger in the NHL's Eastern Conference. That changed dramatically when Nashville star defenseman Shea Weber signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet from the Philadelphia Flyers.
Zubrus, Devils Ready To Finish Off Giroux-less FlyersThe Devils hope Claude Giroux has already played his last game of the season.
Briere Lifts Flyers Past Devils In OvertimeThe Flyers took advantage over the Devils in the Eastern Conference semifinals as Danny Briere scored the Game 1 overtime winner.
Schwei: Devils "Suddenly" Advance To Second Round Face Off With FlyersAfter winning games 6 and 7 in overtime against the Florida Panthers, the Devils are moving on to the next round to face the Philadelphia Flyers.
Flyers Glide Past Devils, 4-1The Devils were frustrated on Saturday as they were defeated by the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1. The Flyers remain four points behind the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.
Hartnett: Rangers Separating Themselves From Rival FlyersThe 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they're superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.