Editor’s note: This article was written by Julia Karron.
On Thursday, newly appointed Capitals head coach Todd Reirden shared his day with the Stanley Cup in Crown Point and Valparaiso, Indiana.
Reirden was the Capitals assistant coach from 2014-2016 and associate coach until former head coach Barry Trotz resigned in June and was hired by the New York Islanders.
Reirden is a native of Deerfield, Illinois, but lived in Valparaiso for 12 years with his wife, Shelby. His son Travis was born in Crown Point, Indiana.