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Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say
Barry Trotz near deal to coach Capitals, reports say

Reports Saturday night indicated that the Washington Capitals are close to landing Barry Trotz to be the 17th coach in franchise history. Trotz, 51, the most coveted coaching candidate available, was in Washington on Tuesday to meet with Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and team president Dick Patrick. According to CBC's Elliotte Friedman, Trotz has begun telling other teams he is no longer on the market. Gary Lawless of the Winnipeg Free Press was the first to report that Trotz, a Manitoba native, was nearing an agreement to join Washington. Trotz did not return a text message seeking comment. If the Capitals are set to bring Trotz aboard, an announcement would be expected early this...

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