Weather Alert

Freeze Warning, Cumberland Plateau Advisory

Winter-like conditions will be possible for middle Tennessee this weekend. A freeze warning is in effect for Friday and Saturday night. Temperatures will drop to around the freezing mark in Nashville and upper 20s outside the metro area. Saturday night will be even colder with temperatures dropping as low as the mid-20s outside the metro. Breezy NW winds will add to the chill. In addition to the cold, rain showers along the Cumberland Plateau will change over to light snow overnight.

WEATHER ALERT

Weather Alert Radar

WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Peter Laviolette Hired By Nashville Predators

Stream WZTV Fox 17 Newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5am and News at 9pm.


NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Nashville Predators have found their new head coach. President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Peter Laviolette will now be the second coach in team history. 


Laviolette won the 2006 Stanley Cup with the Carolina Hurricanes and led the New York Islanders to back-to-back playoff appearances. He has a history of turning struggling teams into playoff contenders and likes what he has to work with in Nashville.


Through a statement issued by the team, Laviolette says "I love the nucleus of this team, starting on the back end with two of the best players at their positions in defenseman Shea Weber and goaltender Pekka Rinne, in addition to a solid group of dependable veterans and talented, rising young talent. My challenge will be to impart a system that enables our young forwards to thrive and reach their offensive potential. Being a perennial Stanley Cup contender requires buy-in, passion and commitment from every player on the roster. I can't wait to get to Nashville and get started on our journey." 

Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.