NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach.
Now his task is even bigger: Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe, just maybe, a championship to Music City.
"I think we're excited," captain Shea Weber said. "It's a new time and something that we're going to experience with a new coach. We're going to obviously all try to work to that big goal, the Stanley Cup."
The Predators made a coaching change a year ago when Barry Trotz missed the playoffs for a second straight year, and general manager David Poile hired Laviolette as his...