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theaardvark
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« on: June 19, 2018, 01:06:59 PM »

Walking away after a Stanley Cup... 

Guess it beats waiting at a curb for a taxi with your bags...

Still waiting for the editorial cartoon of the Caps logo waiting at the curb after being "fired"...
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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2018, 04:50:00 PM »

Pretty unusual to see a team move on like this after a Stanley Cup win, but I have to imagine that Trotz is getting close to retiring.
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2018, 05:01:51 PM »

He wanted a five year deal. Didn?t take long to start asking for more . 2 weeks.
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« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2018, 05:02:58 PM »


He wanted a five year deal. Didn?t take long to start asking for more . 2 weeks. He should have signed for another year. Caps won?t pay too much for coaches I guess.
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« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2018, 05:06:48 PM »

He apparently had a clause that included a 2 year extension with a $300k bump...  which would have been a tiny increase for a Stanley Cup win, really...

I can see him waiting for the season to begin and a prime opportunity to present itself.  The Islanders spot isn't Prime, especially if they don't retain Tavares...

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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2018, 03:24:26 PM »

Trotz to the Islanders. 
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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2018, 08:49:42 AM »

Trotz to the Islanders. 

Good hire.  Islanders had a solid season in 2014-15 and have slowly been regressing ever since.... Trotz should be a positive addition.
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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2018, 03:09:50 PM »

Good hire.  Islanders had a solid season in 2014-15 and have slowly been regressing ever since.... Trotz should be a positive addition.

Loss of Taveres will be hard to overcome tho
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« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2018, 04:37:27 PM »

Loss of Taveres will be hard to overcome tho
And that Ladd contract is probably the worst in the league.  Did we ever dodge a bullet there. 
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« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2018, 10:26:45 PM »

Loss of Taveres will be hard to overcome tho

Very true.  Barzal, Bailey, Lee and Eberle should be able to hold down the offensive production for them.
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« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2018, 11:23:46 AM »

I hope the Islanders surprise the pundits. 
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