Flyers fans explode on social media over new coaching hire

Christina Daly
NBC Sports Philadelphia

Flyers fans explode on social media over new coaching hire originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com

There's a new head coach in town.

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On Monday, the Flyers officially announced Alain Vigneault as the 21st head coach in franchise history. Vigneault has 1,216 games of NHL coaching experience, most recently with the New York Rangers from 2013-18 (see story).

The Flyers posted the big announcement on Twitter and fans replied with some negative reactions.

While some fans weren't happy with the hire, many remained optimistic. 

What do you think of the hire?

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