Peter Laviolette, Washington Capitals Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
The Washington Capitals hired Laviolette in mid-September shortly after parting ways with Todd Reirden.
Laviolette is a veteran coach with a successful track record. He has been an NHL head coach since 2001 where he started with the New York Islanders. Since then he has coached 17 NHL seasons with the Hurricanes, Flyers, and Predators.