Barry Trotz

Report: Blackhawks Express Interest in Head Coach Candidate Barry Trotz

Early last week, when we first learned the New York Islanders were parting ways with head coach Barry Trotz, I was pretty clear in my stance: even if the likelihood of getting him to join a rebuilding Blackhawks team was slim, the Blackhawks should at least reach out to express interest.
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Pro Hockey Rumors

Barry Trotz to meet with Flyers, several teams interested in him

One of the hottest free agents in the NHL right now is head coach Barry Trotz, who parted ways with the New York Islanders earlier this month. Trotz had already been linked to the Winnipeg Jets, and recently rumors emerged that he would interview for the Philadelphia Flyers job on Friday.
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Report: Barry Trotz to interview with Flyers on Friday

Barry Trotz will interview with the Flyers on Friday, per a report from Crossing Broad. He is the team's top choice to be its next head coach in a search that's critical to its immediate future. Trotz, 59, was fired by the Islanders early last week in a move that...

Flyers to meet with Barry Trotz; can they woo him away from Winnipeg?

The Philadelphia Flyers are set to meet with Barry Trotz, who has become a prime candidate to be their seventh coach in the last nine seasons. Trotz is expected to meet with the Flyers’ management Friday. He interviewed with Winnipeg earlier this week, and the fact he didn’t sign with the Jets is a bit surprising.

Flyers reportedly view Barry Trotz as 'first choice' to be next HC

According to Anthony SanFilippo of, former New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz is the Philadelphia Flyers' "first choice" to be their next head coach. The Flyers will reportedly interview Trotz on Friday. "Sources indicated that Trotz is the Flyers' first choice to be their next coach," SanFilippo wrote. "To...
Broad Street Hockey

Barry Trotz reportedly ‘top candidate’ for Flyers head coach

The most important transaction the Philadelphia Flyers might have this season will have nothing to do with a player, but who will lead them from behind the bench. After GM Chuck Fletcher confirmed that interim head coach Mike Yeo will not be returning to the staff in the lead role, all eyes were on what the team decides to do next and what person will be in charge of this team after their incredibly disappointing season.

NHL Rumors: Barry Trotz next Jets coach, and Malkin dismisses KHL talk

Barry Trotz interviewed with his hometown Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday. The 59 year-old head coach compiled a 152-103-34 record in 4 seasons with the Islanders that included two runs to the Eastern Conference Final before they surprisingly let him go at season’s end. For his coaching career, he’s amassed...

Winnipeg Jets Interview Barry Trotz for Head Coach (Report)

As soon as Barry Trotz was relieved from his duties as head coach of the New York Islanders, the Winnipeg Jets were subsequently named a frontrunner to land the third most winningest coach in NHL history. When Trotz was fired, I wrote an article stating that the Jets had a...
UPI News

New York Islanders hire Lane Lambert to replace Barry Trotz as head coach

May 16 (UPI) -- The New York Islanders hired longtime assistant Lane Lambert to replace Barry Trotz as the franchise's head coach. "There is without question a new voice," Islanders general manager Lou Lamoriello told reporters Monday. "That new voice is here with Lane, and certainly Lane has different thoughts on different things."
Pro Hockey Rumors

Jets interviewing Barry Trotz for head coaching position

The moment that Barry Trotz was relieved of his duties as head coach of the New York Islanders, speculation began about where he would head next. The Winnipeg Jets seemed like an obvious possibility because of their current vacancy and Trotz’s connection to the area. The Winnipeg-born Trotz not only played junior and college hockey in Manitoba, but also started his coaching career there, first with the University of Manitoba and then with the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

Report: Jets have interviewed Barry Trotz for head coaching position

Trotz, 59, spent the last four seasons as head coach of the New York Islanders, leading them to the Eastern Conference Final in the 2020 and 2021 playoffs. The injury-plagued Islanders missed the playoffs in the 2021–22 season, finishing fifth in the Metropolitan Division with a 37–35–10 record.

Barry Trotz could return to Islanders division

You can't discount the pull going home has on anyone from players and even coaches. It's why when Barry Trotz was fired by the New York Islanders linking him to Winnipeg Jets immediately began. About a week after his dismissal from the Islanders it was leaked that the Jets, who...
Schneps Media

Lane Lambert says Barry Trotz thrilled for him to get Islanders head coach job

This promotion had been a long time coming for Lane Lambert. Working for two decades as an assistant coach after a six-year NHL playing career in the 1980s, the 57-year-old has worked at plenty of levels within the North American hockey system. Head coaching jobs in the American and Western...