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* Coached his 750th NHL game on Nov. 4, 2008, making him the 31st coach in NHL history to attain the mark, and only the 10th bench boss to coach 750 games with a single team.
* Passed Punch Imlach (770, Toronto) for ninth on the games coached with a single franchise list on Dec. 23 at Florida.
* One of just four NHL coaches to lead their teams to four consecutive playoff appearances (2004, 2006, 2007, 2008).
* Has led the Predators to 162 regular-season victories since the start of the 2005-06 season, among the best in the league. Has also helped the franchise score 95 home wins since the start of the 2005-06 season, which ranks in the Top Five in the NHL.
* Is one of just 18 coaches to win 300 games with a single team.
* Has the second-longest current NHL coaching tenure; the only NHL coach who has been with their club longer is Lindy Ruff (Buffalo).
* Currently has the second-most wins (345) among active coaches with their current team. Only Ruff has more. On Jan. 13 at Toronto, he passed Bryan Murray (Washington, 343) for ninth on the wins with a single franchise list.
* Has worked alongside Predators GM David Poile, previously with the Washington Capitals organization, since 1987-88 (21 seasons).
* Served as an assistant coach for Team Canada at the 2002 and 2003 IIHF World Championships, winning a gold medal in 2003.
* Became the Predators' first head coach on Aug. 6, 1997.
* Led the Portland Pirates (AHL) to the Calder Cup Championship and was named AHL Coach of the Year following the 1994-95 season.