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Nashville finally taking next step as pro sports city

WIth the hiring of Peter Laviolette and Ken Whisenhunt, the city of Nashville is taking the next evolutionary step as a pro sports city in the United States...
Via Smashville 24/7
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Laviolette on Kevin Hayes: “He’s got a bright future.”

We spoke with Nashville Predators Head Coach Peter Laviolette on Tuesday afternoon about a variety of topics. One of those was Boston College alum and highly sought-after free agent forward Kevin Hayes. Laviolette got to know Hayes a little bit as the coach of Team USA at the 2014 World Championships this past May. The 22-year old registered two points in eight games donning the...
Via Section 303
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lavy to stick with just two assistants in Nashville

In 2006, Peter Laviolette led Carolina to the Stanley Cup employing a pair of assistant coaches — Kevin McCarthy and Jeff Daniels. This season, he’s hoping to do much of the same in Nashville. The Preds won’t add a third assistant to Laviolette’s staff for this season, according to The Tennessean. Instead, Laviolette will work alongside McCarthy and Phil Housley, passing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  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”...
Via NESN.com
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

Trade Vinny Lecavalier To Nashville

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, The Flyers' best chance to improve may hinge on whether Peter Laviolette is still fuming about getting fired after three games (three games!) last season. Laviolette is now the Nashville coach, and his attacking system is one of the reasons center Vinny Lecavalier signed a five-year, $22.5 million deal with the Flyers last...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 24, 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

Peter Laviolette out as Flyers coach

This morning, multiple sources reported that Peter Laviolette, the Flyers' coach for the last four seasons, was fired Monday morning after the team matched last year's franchise-worst 0-3-0 start. According to ESPN, it is the fastest firing in NHL history, matched only by Chicago's canning of Dennis Savard in 2008 after a 1-2-1 start. The team has looked sluggish in...
Via Flyerdelphia
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Briere proving to be Philly's go-to guy

Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette, perhaps, said it best after his team's 4-3 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils Sunday: "There are people who answer the bell." Danny Briere is one of those people. Playing on a new line and under immense playoff pressure, Briere shined Sunday, scoring two goals, including the overtime game winner to give Philadelphia a 1-0 lead...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers coach Laviolette fined $10K

Flyers coach Peter Laviolette was fined $10,000 Monday after calling out counterpart Dan Bylsma for sending out his checking line late in Philadelphia's 6-3 win at Pittsburgh on Sunday. Penguins assistant Tony Granato, who stepped on the top of the side boards and in between the two head coaches, was also fined $2,500. The incident occurred at 18:57 of the third period. Fine...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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