One Name Keeps Coming Up As "Safe Choice" For Rangers Head Coaching Vacancy

The New York Rangers are currently in the market for a new head coach, and there is one name that continues to surface as a "safe choice": Peter Laviolette.

According to Rangers' reporter Vince Mercogliano, Laviolette is being widely considered for the position.

Despite his recent departure from the Washington Capitals, where they missed the playoffs after a long streak of postseason appearances, Laviolette's track record as an NHL coach speaks for itself.

With an impressive coaching career spanning over 19 years, including a Stanley Cup championship with the 2006 Carolina Hurricanes and appearances in the Cup final with the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers and 2017 Nashville Predators, Laviolette brings a wealth of experience and success to the table.

His coaching style emphasizes a fast-paced, aggressive offense, which could be a refreshing change for the Rangers' top players.

While there are concerns about how his no-nonsense approach would resonate in the locker room, Laviolette's overall coaching record and ability to connect with players make him a strong candidate.

As the search for a new head coach continues, it seems that Laviolette's name is gaining traction and being considered as a reliable option for the Rangers.