Found May 21, 2013 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
From the tone of their season-ending press conferences, the management team of the Nashville Predators made it clear that they were very unhappy with the way that the season had ended. A team that had earned playoff berths in seven of the previous eight seasons landed with a thud, four spots from the cellar of the NHL standings. Management let it be known that it would make hard decisions in order to get the franchise back on track. One of those decisions became public this week, as the Predators announced on Tuesday that associate coach Peter Horachek, who had been with the team about a month short of 10 years, would not return. A few hours later, the Preds announced the addition of former long-time NHL defenseman Phil Housley, who ranks fourth all-time among defenseman in points, as his replacement. Housley was an assistant coach on the U.S. national team that won bronze recently at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships and a member of his team was Preds s...
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