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Peter Laviolette : biography

December 7, 1964 -

Peter P. Laviolette Jr. (born December 7, 1964) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman and is the current head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was previously the head coach of the New York Islanders and Carolina Hurricanes, the latter which he led to a Stanley Cup championship in 2006.

Coaching record

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish W L Win % Result
NYI 2001–02 82 42 28 8 4 96 2nd in Atlantic 3 4 .429 Lost in First Round (TOR)
NYI 2002–03 82 35 34 11 2 83 3rd in Atlantic 1 4 .200 Lost in First Round (OTT)
CAR 2003–04 52 20 22 6 4 (50) 3rd in Southeast Missed Playoffs
CAR 2005–06 82 52 22 8 112 1st in Southeast 16 9 .640 Won Stanley Cup (EDM)
CAR 2006–07 82 40 34 8 88 3rd in Southeast Missed Playoffs
CAR 2007–08 82 43 33 6 92 2nd in Southeast Missed Playoffs
CAR 2008–09 25 12 11 2 (26) 2nd in Southeast (fired)
PHI 2009–10 57 28 24 5 (61) 3rd in Atlantic 14 9 .609 Lost in Finals (CHI)
PHI 2010–11 82 47 23 12 106 1st in Atlantic 4 7 .364 Lost in Second Round (BOS)
PHI 2011–12 82 47 26 9 103 3rd in Atlantic 5 6 .454 Lost in Second Round (NJ)
PHI 2012–13 48 23 22 3 49 4th in Atlantic Missed Playoffs
Total 756 389 279 25 63 866 2 Division Championships 43 39 .524 1 Stanley Cup6 Playoff Appearances

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1982–83 Westfield State College NCAA-2 26 3 7 10 14
1983–84 Westfield State College NCAA-2 25 15 14 29 52
1984–85 Westfield State College NCAA-2 23 13 15 28 22
1985–86 Westfield State College NCAA-2 19 12 8 20 44
1986–87 Indianapolis Checkers IHL 72 10 20 30 146 5 0 1 1 12
1987–88 U.S. National Team 54 4 20 24 82
1987–88 Colorado Rangers IHL 19 2 5 7 27 9 3 5 8 7
1988–89 New York Rangers NHL 12 0 0 0 6
1988–89 Denver Rangers IHL 57 6 19 25 120 3 0 0 0 4
1989–90 Flint Spirits IHL 62 6 18 24 82 4 0 0 0 4
1990–91 Binghamton Rangers AHL 65 12 24 36 72 10 2 7 9 30
1991–92 Binghamton Rangers IHL 50 4 10 14 50 11 2 7 9 9
1992–93 Providence Bruins AHL 74 13 42 55 64 6 0 4 4 10
1993–94 U.S. National Team 56 10 25 35 63
1993–94 San Diego Gulls IHL 17 3 4 7 20 9 3 0 3 6
1994–95 Providence Bruins AHL 65 7 23 30 84 13 2 8 10 17
1995–96 Providence Bruins AHL 72 9 17 26 53 4 1 1 2 8
1996–97 Providence Bruins AHL 41 6 8 14 40
NHL totals 12 0 0 0 6
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