Islanders News: President and General Manager Lou Lamoriello announced today that the team has hired Barry Trotz as Head Coach. pic.twitter.com/hf2uZIhy5z— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) June 21, 2018
After leading the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup win, Barry Trotz stepped down as head coach over contract issues.
The NY Islanders were the only team in the NHL without a head coach, and they didn't take long to reach out. They've now announced he will be taking over as head coach in the coming season.