New York Islanders
Trotz’s Impact Goes Beyond X’s and O’s for Islanders | NYHN+
When Barry Trotz coached the New York Islanders to a 2-1 overtime win over the Washington Capitals on Sunday, he matched Jack Capuano for second all-time in franchise playoff wins for a coach. This is Trotz’s second season behind the bench for the Islanders.
What that highlights is two-fold: One, just how much the Islanders have struggled since the days of Al Arbour. Two, and more importantly, just what Trotz has brought to the Islanders organization.
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The arrival of Barry Trotz, and general manager Lou Lamoriello, have changed the culture of the New York Islanders and transformed the franchise into a consistent playoff contender.