St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the Blues have relieved Mike Yeo of his coaching duties.
In addition, Armstrong announced the Blues have named Craig Berube as interim head coach.
The Blues will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, which will be streamed on the Blues’ social media channels.
Berube, 52, first joined the Blues as associate coach on June 15, 2017. Prior to joining the Blues, the Calahoo, Alberta, native spent one season as the head coach of the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Chicago Wolves (2016-17). He led the Wolves to a 44-19-13 regular-season record and a first-place finish in the Central Division. Berube also guided the Wolves to the second round of the 2017 Calder Cup Playoffs.
Previous to his stint in Chicago, Berube spent 11 seasons in different coaching roles in the Philadelphia Flyers organization. From 2013 to 2015, he served as head coach of the Flyers, posting a 75-58-28 record overall.
Before that, Berube spent six years as an assistant coach, helping the Flyers reach the postseason five times, including a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in 2009-10. Berube also spent four seasons with the AHL’s Philadelphia Phantoms, including parts of two campaigns as head coach.
As a player, Berube appeared in 17 NHL seasons, including stints with Philadelphia, Toronto, Calgary, Washington and the New York Islanders. Berube posted 159 points (61 goals, 98 assists) and 3,149 penalty minutes across 1,054 regular-season games.