Category Archives: Barry Trotz

Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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Islanders at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Offensive Struggles Continue

Photo: @Capitals As luck would have it, Barry Trotz’ first visit back to Capital One Arena was also a battle for first place in Metropolitan Division. Unfortunately for the Capitals, the former coach came away with the win and first … Continue reading

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Barry Trotz With Video During Game Against the Islanders

Having already presented former Head Coach Barry Trotz with his Stanley Cup ring earlier this season in New York, the Capitals paid homage to the man that led them to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship with a video tribute … Continue reading

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Islanders @ Capitals Preview: Capitals Host Red-Hot Islanders In Potential Playoff Preview on Friday

Photo: NBC Sports Washington The Washington Capitals take on the New York Islanders in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The Capitals took the first game against the Islanders by a score of 4-1 on November … Continue reading

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Thank You Barry! A Letter From One Fan to The Caps’ Former Bench Boss

Nearly five years ago, the Capitals had just finished the 2013-14 season out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in seven seasons and relieved both longtime General Manager George McPhee and then-Head Coach Adam Oates of their … Continue reading

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A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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Barry Trotz, Former Capitals Coaches Receive Their Stanley Cup Rings in Emotional Ceremony

Photo: @AGrossNewsday Earlier this season, during stops in Vancouver and Edmonton, respectively, the Capitals delivered Stanley Cup rings to former players Jay Beagle and Alex Chiasson, both members of the team during their run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship. … Continue reading

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Washington at New York Preview: Capitals Collide With Trotz, Islanders For Likely The Final Time in Brooklyn

Photo: The Boston Globe The Washington Capitals clash with the New York Islanders for the first of four meetings this season at Barclays Center for likely the final time on Monday night. The Capitals won three out of the four … Continue reading

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Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only four other coaches have done. Now that 20 games of Reirden’s first taste … Continue reading

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Why It’s Too Early To Worry About the Capitals’ Penalty Kill

Photo: Zimbio While the Washington Capitals have been very good at finding the back of the net so far this season (second in the NHL with an average of 3.8 goals per game and first with a 37.1% power play … Continue reading

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