Peter Laviolette was born in Franklin on Monday, December 7, 1964 (Baby Boomers Generation generation). He is 55 years old and is a Sagittarius. Peter Philip Laviolette Jr. is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman and current head coach of the National Hockey League (NHL)’s Nashville Predators. We bring you the staff’s reactions to the Nashville Predators’ decision to part ways with head coach Peter Laviolette and his associate Kevin McCarthy. Kate: I don’t think they can go on a ... Peter Laviolette was a solid defenseman who played college hockey at Westfield State College. He was not drafted so he joined the Central Hockey Leagueâ s Indianapolis Checkers in 1986-87, before making the US National team for the 1987-88 Olympic season. GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 15: Head coach Peter Laviolette of the Nashville Predators watches from the bench during the first period of the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on November 15, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) It was announced on ... The Predators fired head coach Peter Laviolette on Monday after six seasons with the team. Hynes becomes only the third head coach in Predators history. Aug 15, 2016 · NHL and Team USA head coach Peter Laviolette addressed the topic of coaching his own children as he spoke to the audience at the 2016 USA Hockey National Hockey Coaches Symposium.