Much of the focus during an NHL offseason revolves around the general managers and what roster adjustments will be made to strengthen and improve their team for the coming year.
But GMs aren't alone in their offseason workload to improve an NHL squad from one season to the next.
While the general managers are tasked with adding or subtracting the right personnel, the onus remains on the head coach to properly and appropriately implement any new members with the existing tenants.
For the Philadelphia Flyers that assignment lands on the desk of Peter Laviolette who, in two-and-a-half seasons at the helm in Philly, has guided the Flyers to a 122-73-26 overall mark and three straight top-three finishes within the Atlantic Division.
With just a little over two months remaining before the start of another regular season, here are the four biggest remaining offseason priorities for Laviolette.