Barry Trotz (born on July 15, 1962) is a Canadian expert ice hockey mentor who as of late was the lead trainer of the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL).
He is additionally the previous lead trainer of the Nashville Predators and the Washington Capitals. As an NHL mentor, he is third all-time in wins, just behind Scotty Bowman and Joel Quenneville.
He is frequently alluded to by fans and players as "Trotzy" or the "Eggman".
He was beforehand the mentor of the American Hockey League (AHL's) Baltimore Skipjacks and Portland Pirates, with whom he brought home an AHL title in 1994.
That very year, he won the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award, which is granted to the extraordinary mentor in the AHL as cast a ballot by the AHL Broadcasters and Writers.
On February 20, 2013, Lindy Ruff was terminated by the Buffalo Sabers, making Trotz the longest-tenured lead trainer in the NHL.
He was additionally the second-longest tenured mentor in the four significant North American expert associations, behind just Gregg Popovich of the National Basketball Association's San Antonio Spurs.
On April 14, 2014, the Predators declared Trotz wouldn't return for his sixteenth season as lead trainer.
On May 26, 2014, Trotz was declared the new lead trainer of the Capitals.
On June 7, 2018, Trotz won his most memorable Stanley Cup as the lead trainer, with the Capitals overcoming the Vegas Golden Knights in five games, for the establishment's most memorable Stanley Cup title.
On June 21, 2018, Trotz was reported as the new lead trainer of the Islanders.
New York Islanders (2018-2022)
On June 21, 2018, the New York Islanders recruited Trotz as the lead trainer. On March 5, 2019, Trotz acquired his 800th professional win when the Islanders crushed the Ottawa Senators 5-4 after a shootout.
In the Stanley Cup end of the season games, the Islanders cleared the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round and afterward were cleared by the Carolina Hurricanes in the subsequent round. On June 19, 2019, Trotz won the Jack Adams Award briefly time.
On August 20, 2020, the Islanders crushed Trotz's previous group, the Washington Capitals, who he recently instructed to a Stanley Cup title in 2018, 4-1 in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup end of the season games.
After a success over the New York Rangers on February 8, 2021, Trotz acquired his 850th professional win as NHL lead trainer and passed Ken Hitchcock for the third put on the unsurpassed mentor wins list.
On May 9, 2022, Trotz was feeling much better from his obligations as the Islander's lead trainer.
Trotz lives in Garden City, New York, with his significant other and four kids. The family recently lived in Brentwood, Tennessee, and Clarendon, Virginia.
A functioning individual from the Nashville people group, Trotz won the Community Spirit Award in 2005 for different altruistic works, including giving $500 to My Friends' House (a United Way office) for every Nashville triumph through a few seasons.
Filling in as a functioning board part for the Williamson County YMCA and the United Way; working intimately with Best Buddies of Tennessee, a charitable association devoted to laying out a worldwide worker development that sets out
open doors for balanced kinships, incorporated business and administration improvement for individuals with scholarly and formative incapacities.
Trotz was named to the Portland Pirates Hall of Fame in 2005, and to the University of Manitoba Hall of Fame in 2001.
Trotz is of Ukrainian drop.