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Washington Capitals hire Barry Trotz as coach, Brian MacLellan …

Washington Capitals hire Barry Trotz as coach, Brian MacLellan as GM – are they the right fit?

For the past few days, it’s seemed only a matter of time before Barry Trotz was named the next head coach of the Washington Capitals. And Monday evening, that was finally made official. It had also been suspected the Capitals would hire either Predators…
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    Capitals Tap Barry Trotz As Coach

    May 26
    Pierre LeBrun breaks down why the Washington Capitals decided to hire former Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz to the same position. LeBrun also breaks down Washington's decision to promote Brian MacLellan to the position of general manager.

Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA playoffs: Gregg Popovich and Spurs past and present

    May 26
    Gregg Popovich needled Sam Presti over Serge Ibaka's injury status, just his way of keeping things "close and friendly" with the many former Spurs' organization men out there, J.A. Adande writes.
  • On Holidays, Heroes and A Patriot Named Brady

    May 26
    On this Memorial Day, we pause to remember the 1.3 million American soldiers who have died in war since our founding, and the 1.5 million who have been wounded. Thank you. Thank you again, to all who have served and sacrificed, and to those who now serv…