Barry Trotz is smart enough to know he doesn’t know everything.
In 15 years as a head coach in the NHL he’s learned the value of delegating responsibility to people he trusts.
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals come to grips with their first regulation loss of the season, a 3-2 defeat to the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night at Rexall Place:
After a hit on Michael Latta in the neutral zone, Liam O'Brien took exception and tangled with Matt Hendricks, tackling him to the ice.
The Capitals take on the Oilers in Edmonton tonight. Watch live on CSN and follow real-time updates from the game here.