Despite only two wins in their last 12 games, the job of Philadelphia Flyers coach Craig Berube is safe, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
"Well, I can say this, there's culpability from all of us -- from myself, [Berube], the assistant coaches, the players, everybody," he told reporters Friday after practice. "Everybody's in this and we all have to do a better job. So ... I have no plans of replacing the coach."
Hextall also cautioned against any quick fixes for the Flyers (9-13-4), such as trading for upgrades or tanking to acquire higher draft picks. He plans to be patient and follow his plan of building through the farm system.
"I'm not getting off the plan that I set out in the summertime," Hextall said. "We're heading in the same direction. We're off-track right now a little bit for this season, but I am not going to do something that's gonna hurt our future to try to get a few points or make the playoffs now.
"I believe we still have a good enough team to make the playoffs, but I'm not sacrificing anybody or our future to try to make this team better right now. If the right deal comes along, then I will look at it."
Despite the recent 2-8-2 slump, the Flyers are only seven points out of a playoff spot.
"We're not done by any stretch of the imagination," Hextall said. "We gotta put a streak together."
On Saturday night, the Flyers pulled off a season sweep of the defending Stanley Cup champions. Steve Mason made 37 saves against the Los Angeles Kings, and the Flyers got goals from Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds in a 2-1 victory that snapped a six-game losing streak.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.