The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) April 15, 2019
- Will Vigneault be the man who brings the Stanley Cup back in Philadelphia.
- The Flyers hasn’t won since 1975.
- Two trips to the Stanley Cup Final and a Jack Adams winner.
- In Alain Vigneault, Flyers got pretty much the most established NHL coach left out there.
- Vigneault will also serve as the head coach for Team Canada at next month’s World Championships in Slovakia.
“It is an honor to be selected as the next head coach of the Flyers. The history they have established and the passionate fan base has made this a first-class franchise”
Alain Vigneault will receive 5M per for 5 years to coach the #Flyers.
Other notable coach salaries to compare to per @CapFriendly
Joel Quenneville: 5.25M per (can be 6M+ with playoff bonuses)
Claude Julien: 5M per
Barry Trotz: 4M per
Mike Babcock: 6.25M per
— Brennan Klak (@nhlupdate) April 15, 2019
“This is a great day for the #Flyers organization. Whenever you have the chance to get a guy like Alain Vigneault, it’s a real positive move.”