Imagine the culture change in Washington with a management team of Gretzky and Messier and a head coach of, say, Peter Laviolette, Barry Trotz or Martin, who is now serving an assistant coach in Pittsburgh.
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He said in a statement he loves the Predators' nucleus starting with defenseman Shea Weber and goaltender Pekka Rinne.
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