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Washington Capitals (49-26-7)


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Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning Capitals

Less than two weeks after lifting the Stanley Cup, Barry Trotz is a free agent and the Washington Capitals are looking for a new coach.

Trotz stepped down as Capitals coach on Monday after a contract dispute over salary and term that leaves the newly minted Stanley Cup champions without a coach with the draft and free agency fast approaching. General manager Brian MacLellan said the Capitals accepted Trotz's resignation after they were unable to agree on terms on a new contract.

Winning the Cup less than two weeks ago triggered a two-year extension for Trotz that would have given him a slight bump in salary to just over $2 million, a person with direct knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team did not announce the extension.

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Leaders
Points: A. Ovechkin87
Plus/Minus: M. Niskanen24
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin355
PIM: T. Wilson187
Win: B. Holtby34
Shutouts: P. Grubauer3
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 256 (9)
Shots: 2379 (31)
PP%: 22.5% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 800 (6)
Assists: 438 (9)
SH Goals: 4 (28)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
xy-Washington 49 26 7 105
x-Pittsburgh 47 29 6 100
x-Philadelphia 42 26 14 98
x-Columbus 45 30 7 97
x-New Jersey 44 29 9 97
Carolina 36 35 11 83
NY Islanders 35 37 10 80
NY Rangers 34 39 9 77
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 238 (16)
Shots Against: 2613 (18)
PK%: 80.3% (15)
Penalty Minutes: 753 (8)
Shutouts: 3 (25)
Sv%: 0.909 (17)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/26 T. Hughes Signed with European team Nottingham (EIHL-United Kingdom)
5/18 T. Lewington Contract extended Two-year contract extension
5/16 A. Ness Contract extended One-year contract extension
5/10 M. Kammerer Signed as Free Agent Three-year, entry-level contract
5/9 M. Bau Signed as Free Agent One-year, entry-level contract
5/8 T. Wilson Suspension Over
5/4 I. Samsonov Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
5/2 A. Jonsson-Fjallby Signed Three-year, entry-level contract
5/2 J. Ikonen Signed as Free Agent Two-year contract
5/2 T. Wilson Suspended Three games by NHL for illegal check
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