John Hynes replaces Peter Laviolette as Nashville Predators head coach

The Preds have removed Peter Laviolette as head coach. The OTF staff chronicles the move, the possibilities, and the future.

In a stunning and unexpected move, David Poile relieved head coach Peter Laviolette and associate coach Kevin McCarthy of their duties with the Nashville Predators on the evening of Monday, January 6. On Tuesday, January 7, news broke that John Hynes would be his replacement.