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Puck Prose Jun 19, 2018

Barry Trotz: What’s next for the Stanley Cup winning head coach?

After four seasons with the Washington Capitals and a Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz has announced that he is stepping down as coach. Which team will he end up with? Despite winning the Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz will not be coaching the team next season. His contract with the Capitals had a […] Barry Trotz: What’s next for the Stanley Cup winning head coach? - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
WTOP Jun 19, 2018

Joy never stops business, just ask Barry Trotz

Barry Trotz was a victim of his own success, but his departure was also a business decision by a Washington Capitals franchise not known for paying high prices for the coaching position.
SFGate Jun 18, 2018

Capitals coach Barry Trotz walks away after Cup win

Less than two weeks after lifting the Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz is a free agent and the Washington Capitals are looking for a new coach. Trotz stepped down as Capitals coach on Monday after a contract dispute over salary and term that leaves the newly minted Stanley Cup champions without a coach with the draft and free agency fast approaching. General manager Brian MacLellan said the Capitals accepted Trotz’s resignation after they were unable to agree on terms on a new contract.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 18, 2018
How things fell apart between Barry Trotz, Capitals

How things fell apart between Barry Trotz, Capitals

Barry Trotz stepped down as head coach of the Washington Capitals just 11 days after lifting the Stanley Cup because it became clear the team wasn’t going to pay him commensurate to his peers who have won a championship. The post How things fell apart between Barry Trotz, Capitals appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
WTOP Jun 18, 2018

Trotz’s departure brings Caps’ fanbase back down to earth

Eleven days after leading the Washington Capitals to its first-ever Stanley Cup championship, Coach Barry Trotz is skating out the door. And a fanbase still hung over from a dayslong Cup celebration is brought back down to earth.
Last Word on Hockey Jun 18, 2018
Barry Trotz Resigns From Washington Capitals

Barry Trotz Resigns From Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals have announced that Barry Trotz has resigned as the team's head coach. Trotz could have remained as the Capitals head coach, but the team could not come to an agreement on a fair contract. Due to the Capitals winning the cup, a two-year extension kicked in for Trotz. However, it was below market value and thus Trotz decided it was best to move on. https://twitter.com/Capitals/status/1008786172309639170 Barry Trotz Steps Down as Washington Capitals Coach Trotz has stepped aside as Capitals coach after bringing the team its first Stanley Cup. This season, the team has a...
National Post Jun 18, 2018

Barry Trotz resigns as Washington Capitals coach after leading team to Stanley Cup

The Capitals went to the playoffs in all four of Trotz's years as coach, including Presidents' Trophy-winning seasons in 2015-16 and 2016-17

Barry Trotz resigns as Capitals' Stanley Cup-winning coach, giving Islanders new free-agent target

Barry Trotz is hitting the open market. Eleven days after leading the Washington Capitals to their first-ever Stanley Cup title, Trotz has resigned as the team’s head coach and is now a free agent. The Islanders, with Lou Lamoriello having cleaned house, are the only other NHL team with a head-coaching...
Chicago Tribune Jun 18, 2018

Barry Trotz steps down as Capitals coach despite Stanley Cup win

The Washington Capitals announced Monday that Barry Trotz will step down from his role as head coach and not return following the team's Stanley Cup-winning seasons. "Barry Trotz informed the organization today of his decision to resign as head coach of the Washington Capitals," the team wrote...
The Hockey Writers Jun 18, 2018

Trotz Steps Down as Capitals Coach

Barry Trotz has stepped down as the head coach of the Washington Capitals, Elliotte Friedman has reported. The announcement was also confirmed by the Washington Capitals. Sources: Barry Trotz is stepping down as head coach in WASH. Please follow the thread… — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) June 18, 2018 Despite the belief that Trotz would be a […] The post Trotz Steps Down as Capitals Coach appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
WTOP Jun 18, 2018

Barry Trotz steps down as Capitals head coach

The Washington Capitals announced Barry Trotz has resigned as head coach after four seasons.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 18, 2018
Head coach Barry Trotz resigning from Washington Capitals

Head coach Barry Trotz resigning from Washington Capitals

Fresh off the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup victory, head coach Barry Trotz is resigning from his post with the Washington Capitals, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. The post Head coach Barry Trotz resigning from Washington Capitals appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
WTOP Jun 18, 2018

Caps’ Niskanen: ‘We’re enjoying the heck out of it right now’

Matt Niskanen of the Washington Capitals talks with WTOP about the team's ongoing celebration, his famous Metro rides to Capital One Arena during the Stanley Cup Final, and what he plans to do with his turn with the Stanley Cup.
The Cannon Jun 18, 2018
Offseason Open Thread 2.0

Offseason Open Thread 2.0

It’s Draft Week! Are you over the Capitals Stanley Cup hangover yet? Because now the NHL gets back to work! Wednesday night is the annual NHL Awards ceremony. The NHL Entry Draft runs this weekend, starting with the first round on Friday. Who do you think the Jackets will take? Do you think they’ll trade up? The buyout window is open now, and teams may begin negotiating with free agents after the draft. July 1 is the first day to officially sign unrestricted free agents. That is also the day that 2019 free agents are eligible for contract extensions. Stay tuned to the Cannon for...
WTOP Jun 16, 2018

Capitals 2018 Preseason Schedule Starting to Take Shape

Just over a week removed from winning the Stanley Cup, the Capitals 2018 preseason schedule is starting to take shape

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