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JRR Episode 51: Coaching and Changes

Discussing the latest speculation surrounding Washington’s bench boss

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Amid speculation regarding Barry Trotz’s future as the Caps’ head coach, Jon Press, Stephen Pepper and Adam Stringham discuss the pros and cons to a coaching change (and of no change). Can a coach be great for the regular season but not be cut out for the playoffs? Is “close but no cigar” reason to stay the course, or is expecting a different result without significant change the definition of insanity? And what do the players have to say about it?

The fellas chat about the elephant in the room (well, one of the two elephants in the room), in the latest episode of Japers’ Rink Radio:

So what do you think?

Poll

Should the Caps fire or otherwise part ways with Barry Trotz?

This poll is closed

  • 38%
    No, not at this time
    (212 votes)
  • 40%
    Only if they have a very good replacement option
    (224 votes)
  • 21%
    Yes, it’s time for change
    (116 votes)
552 votes total Vote Now

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