Barry Trotz, Washington Capitals begin discussing contract extension


ARLINGTON, Va. — Barry Trotz and the Washington Capitals have begun discussing a contract extension that would keep the pending free agent coach around for next season and beyond after winning the Stanley Cup.

Trotz and general manager Brian MacLellan met Wednesday to talk about a new deal. MacLellan says he’ll meet with ownership over the next week and that he doesn’t believe either side feels pressure to get a deal done given Trotz’s contract expires June 30.

MacLellan and the Capitals opted not to extend Trotz last summer following a second consecutive Presidents’ Trophy-winning season that ended with a second-round exit at the hands of the eventual-champion Pittsburgh Penguins. After winning the Cup at Vegas, MacLellan said Trotz would be back if he wants to be.

Source link

Articles You May Like

UFC middleweight contender David Branch calls out Jacare Souza.
ESPYS announce nominees for best male, female athlete
Trevor Bayne of Roush Fenway Racing returns to NASCAR Cup Series
Manny Pacquiao’s evolution from knockout artist to crafty veteran
Dominic Thiem, Kei Nishikori upset in 2nd round at Gerry Weber Open

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *