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Capitals, Trotz talk about coaching job

Capitals, Trotz talk about coaching job

Barry Trotz met with Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick in Washington on Tuesday about the team's vacant coaching job, another indication in the mutual interest between the organization and the veteran bench boss.

Trotz, 51, is widely considered the top coach currently available and is being courted by three of the four teams with openings. Once the Vancouver Canucks name Jim Benning general manager, as is expected later this week, Trotz will likely be a candidate there as well.

In an interview with The Post on May 12, Trotz expressed his interest in the Capitals job and said that they were "one of the first teams to reach out" after he was fired...