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READ: Two underachieving teams fighting for Barry Trotz

Published May 18, 2022 at 11:24 PM
BY S. HARPER
After the shocking announcement of the New York Islanders firing head coach Barry Trotz, some teams got very excited. It's not very often you have a chance to add a Stanley cup winning coach behind your bench, especially with the resume of Barry Trotz.

Trotz ranks third all-time in wins among NHL coaches, and it was almost evident that the Winnipeg Jets were going to try and land him after Paul Maurice stepped down as head coach last season leaving Dave Lowry to fill the void which turned into a disappointing season for the Jets. The Jets are hoping Trotz's being from Manitoba could be reason enough to convince him to take the job in Winnipeg.

However the Jets aren't the only one trying to get the services of Trotz for the next season. It has now been reported that the Philadelphia Flyers have scheduled Trotz for an interview on Friday, another team that had a rough season.

Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman pointed out how Philadelphia was targeting Trotz as their next head coach in his latest 32 Thoughts column.


"The Flyers are ready to pay up for Trotz even though they still owe former coach Alain Vigneault $10 million to not be behind the bench any longer."

Where will Trotz go next?

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