Mike Yeo was fired as a coach of St. Louis Blues on Monday.
Yeo will be replaced in interim interviews by Craig Berube.
Moved announced in one and a half hours after Blues 7-9-3) lost 2-0 to Los Angeles Kings at Enterprise Center. It was the second straight game they were eliminated and the third time in four matches.
Yeo, 45, went 73-49-11 as St. Louis coach after replacing Ken Hitchcock on February 1, 2017. Blues went 44-32-6 last season and failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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“Hello, my job should be questioned right now,” You said after a 7-4 loss for Columbus Blue Jackets on October 25th. “It’s coming with the trade, but I will not coach to save my job. I will coach to try to win a Stanley Cup. I believe in this group, so what we need, every day I will try to do it. That’s right, I’ll try to do it. But I really think that what we need right now is … it’s been a lot to try and give them a good impression, but whatever the case is right now what we need to get together. “
Berube, 52, first joined Blues as an associate coach on June 1
5, 2017. Prior to joining Blues, he was a coach of Chicago in the American hockey club for the 2016-17 season.
Berube coached Philadelphia Flyers to a record of 75-58-28 from 2013-15. He was an assistant Flyers coach before and helped them reach the Stanley Cup final in 2010.