While we are jerks and nitpick his lines, there’s no denying Barry Trotz is one of the most successful bench bosses in NHL history. On Thursday, Trotz recorded his 600th career win after the Caps’ 5-4 shootout victory over the Montreal Canadiens. That’s a feat that only 12 other men in NHL history have accomplished.
Trotz is the fourth most-winningest active coach in the NHL.
According to @CSNMA, Barry Trotz has the fourth most wins among active NHL coaches pic.twitter.com/NzvewBWEil
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) April 3, 2015
Most of Trotz’s victories, 557, came during his 15 seasons with the expansion Nashville Predators. Thursday’s win marked Trotz’s 43rd with Washington this season.
After the game, he spoke about his accomplishment with The Washington Post’s Alex Prewitt.