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Nashville Predators: Laviolette named as finalist for Jack Adams Award

This season was cut short for the Nashville Predators as they lost their first round playoff series 4-2 to the Chicago Blackhawks. However, that hasn’t stopped the efforts of Predators head Coach Peter Laviolette from going unnoticed. It was announced on Wednesday that Laviolette has been nominated for the Jack Adams Award, the award given to the most successful coach. Laviolette...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Laviolette has big decisions ahead in Nashville

The Nashville Predators are facing an uphill battle against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Preds are down 2-1 after dropping game three and they are going to need to play a more inspired brand of hockey if they have hopes of going back to Nashville tied at two and giving themselves a chance to win the […] The post Peter Laviolette has big decisions ahead in Nashville appeared first...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators playoff predictions

The Nashville Predators could not have imagined having a worse finish to the season, losing all six of their last games. Yet, they could not have had better luck. The Chicago Blackhawks had a near equal finish, losing their past four and losing their chance to claim home ice advantage in the playoffs. Now, the two coldest teams in the playoffs will get to face each other in the first...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Peter Laviolette Takes Puck To The Head, Keeps Coaching (Video)

Peter Laviolette is as tough as the guys he puts on the ice. The Nashville Predators coach and Franklin, Mass., native took a puck to the face during the first period of Tuesday night’s game in Winnipeg after a pass went off the glove of Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba and into the bench. The puck caught Laviolette right above the eye and although he looked to be in obvious...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators coach Peter Laviolette drilled by puck, gets stitched up, returns (video)

In the umpteenth example illustrating that some of the toughest guys in professional sports are involved in hockey, Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette showed that getting hit by a puck above the right eye and needing stitches would not be enough to keep him off the bench. Laviolette was caught on the noggin by...Read More The post Predators coach Peter Laviolette drilled...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Laviolette “can’t wait” for camp, his first with a new team since 2001

Before taking the Nashville Predators job this past May, Peter Laviolette had been an NHL head coach three different times. He led the New York Islanders from 2001-2003, he was the bench boss of the Carolina Hurricanes from 2003-2008 and he was in charge of the Philadelphia Flyers from 2009-2013. In both Carolina and Philadelphia, he led his teams to the Stanley Cup Final, winning...
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September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Moore Hangs Out With Predators Coach Peter Laviolette (Video)

Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette is a Franklin, Mass., native, and Charlie Moore got a chance to hang out with Laviolette and his family in central New Hampshire to do some fishing. On the trip, The Mad Fisherman had a chance to get the inside scoop on Laviolette’s coaching style from his family, and the details were revealing. Check out scenes from “Charlie Moore Outdoors”...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds select 17-year-old winger Kevin Fiala in first round

New Predators coach Peter Laviolette has made it clear that he wants his team to become for formidable on the offense end after finishing in the bottom half of the league in scoring last season. To help bolster the future ranks, the Predators aimed for scoring in the NHL Draft as well, selecting Swiss teenager Kevin Fiala with the No. 11 overall pick on Friday night. The 17-year...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators tab Peter Laviolette as next head coach

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile hired arguably the top coach on the market on Tuesday in former Stanley Cup-winning coach Peter Laviolette. Laviolette has taken two different teams to the Stanley Cup Final: Carolina in 2006, where he won the Cup, and 2010 when he took Philadelphia, which lost in six games to Chicago. The Flyers fired Laviolette earlier this season...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the League: the Metro strikes back

This might be hockey blasphemy right now, but the Metropolitan is quietly becoming the strongest division in the NHL. I would also like to nominate Peter Laviolette for the Jack Adams award, hand Devan Dubnyk the Vezina, and tab the Sabres as Stanley Cup favorites. They’ll beat the Flames in seven, of course. Now that’s blasphemy. And not long ago, all of this slander came from...
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January 23, 2014  |  1 Comment
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