Category Archives: Coach

Is This Barry Trotz’s Last Stand?

Washington Capitals’ head coach Barry Trotz is entering the fourth and final year of his original four-year deal with the club. With no signs of a new contract on the immediate horizon, Trotz’s future with the Capitals following this season … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? Another Bizarre Coach Split: Why Did the Coyotes and Dave Tippett Break Apart the Day Before the NHL Draft?

Ross D. Franklin/The Associated Press On Thursday evening, the Arizona Coyotes decided to mutually part ways with Head Coach Dave Tippett.  Tippett has been the Head Coach of the Coyotes since 2009.  Despite several seasons without making the playoffs, Tippett … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Game 7 Meltdown: What Is With the Poor Attitude and Effort?

Why did the Capitals lack effort and show a poor attitude in their Game 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins? Continue reading

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Todd Reirden is a Candidate for Panthers Head Coach Job

Capitals’ assistant coach Todd Reirden could be an NHL head coach very soon. The rumors and speculation have swirled around for a while and now that the Capitals are eliminated from Stanley Cup contention, Reirden will likely have an interview … Continue reading

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Is Trotz on the “Hot Seat” (Readers Poll)

Coach Trotz is wrapping up his third season at the helm of the Capitals. He’s racked up an impressive regular season record and two Presidents Trophies, yet the post-season record is all too familiar with previous head coaches, that ultimately … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Moved to Third Line In Practice

With the Capitals trailing 3-1 in their Eastern Conference Semifinal series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, head coach Barry Trotz has decided to make a few changes, at least for Friday’s practice.

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What’s the Fouss? A Closer Look at the Niskanen-Crosby Hit, and the Shameful Outcry of Reporters

A closer look at the Matt Niskanen-Sidney Crosby collision and the Pittsburgh media Continue reading

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Will the Capitals Lose Todd Reirden This Offseason?

Three years ago, Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz was in the process of assembling his new coaching staff after taking the reins as the bench boss in Washington. One of the men he recruited was former Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz and The Balance Of Ice Times

Is Barry Trotz doing a good job managing the Capitals ice times? Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Makes Request of Caps Fans

 CSN’s Capitals pregame show, which aired before Sunday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, aired a clip of an interview by Jill Sorensen with Head Coach Barry Trotz.  In it, Trotz made a direct appeal to Caps fans: Don’t be nervous, … Continue reading

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