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Jaroslav Halak
Outside hire for coach, but GM's far from new

After a monthlong search, the Washington Capitals have decided who will be the next to lead them behind the bench and in the front office. Washington named Brian MacLellan general manager and Barry Trotz coach Monday, giving the organization familiarity and experience, respectively, as it aims to usher in a new era. MacLellan, 55, has been a fixture in Washington for the past 13 seasons, serving first as a pro scout, then director of player personnel and, for the past seven seasons, assistant general manager under George McPhee. Promoting MacLellan doesn't fulfill what owner Ted Leonsis explained in April as a need for a "fresh set of eyes and new voice" to assess the...

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