Flyers fire Vigneault after 8 straight losses


              Philadelphia Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault stands behind his bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. The Flyers have fired coach Alain Vigneault following eight straight losses, two shy of matching a team record of 10 in a row, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
            
              FILE - Philadelphia Flyers assistant Michel Therrien, left, and head coach Alain Vigneault stand behind their bench during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh,  Oct. 29, 2019. The Philadelphia Flyers have fired coach Alain Vigneault following eight straight losses, two shy of matching a team record of 10 in a row, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Monday, Dec.  6, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
            
              Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon, right, celebrates after scoring a goal against Philadelphia Flyers' Martin Jones, left, during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Flyers fire Vigneault after 8 straight losses