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  1. Caps' Trotz: Ovechkin has to grow his game

    Scott Burnside

    PHILADELPHIA -- Of all the new coaches -- or rather coaches in new positions -- in the NHL, perhaps no one will face more scrutiny than Barry Trotz in Washington. After coaching every single game in Nashville Predators history, Trotz parted ways w...

    Blog | June 28, 2014
  2. Gut decisions about the coaching carousel

    Scott Burnside

    Here's the standard pattern when NHL coaches are hired: The new coach sits at a table or stands at a podium and describes how he wants to correct the mistakes of his predecessor, or outlines his philosophies and how he sees good things ahead for Team...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  3. NHL -- Scott Burnside: Nashville Predators, Barry Trotz both need...

    Scott Burnside

    Sometimes it doesn't matter how good you are at your job, especially as an NHL head coach, the sands simply run out, as was the case in Nashville with Barry Trotz, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  4. Orpik shouldn't have had to pay for hit

    Scott Burnside

    While we await word on just how big a whack Boston's Shawn Thornton will get for hunting down and pummeling unsuspecting Penguin Brooks Orpik (the guess is a dozen games for sending Orpik to the hospital with a concussion and to the injured reserve l...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  5. NHL awards: Preds finally get recognition

    Scott Burnside

    LAS VEGAS -- It was a pretty good day for the Nashville Predators on Tuesday as defenseman Shea Weber was answering questions about being nominated for the Norris Trophy, while head coach Barry Trotz was up for his second straight Jack Adams as coach...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  6. Ryan Kesler carries Canucks to next round

    Scott Burnside

    NASHVILLE -- Ryan Kesler was again the dominant force for the Canucks in Game 6, and Nashville coach Barry Trotz took the time to tell the Vancouver forward just that after the game. "As I said when I was going by him, if he doesn't play that way,...

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  7. Surviving, succeeding the Nashville way

    Scott Burnside

    Neither reviled nor revered but somehow easily ignored, the Predators continue to exist on the fringes of the league, defying critics and skeptics, marching to their own tune. It's the Nashville way.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  8. Two of this season's surprising teams, the Colorado Avalanche and...

    Scott Burnside

    GM David Poile, coach Barry Trotz and the Nashville Predators remain one of the constants in an ever-changing NHL landscape. They host the Avs in our Game of the Week.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2010
  9. First-round breakdown: Red Wings vs. Predators

    Scott Burnside

    The Predators showed a lot of heart and determination in sealing up a playoff berth, but their postseason trip will be very short, thanks to the top-seeded Red Wings.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2008
  10. New teams, same questions for Forsberg, Bertuzzi

    Scott Burnside

    Peter Forsberg and Todd Bertuzzi are with new teams, but they are still in the same precarious position -- two once-great players trying to stake claim to what is left in their respective futures.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2007
  11. Coaching challenges in the new NHL

    Scott Burnside

    If there is one absolute about the upcoming NHL season, it is this: no one knows.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2005
  12. Coming days could define careers

    Scott Burnside

    Much of the weight of Nashville's playoff hopes rests on the shoulders of Steve Sullivan.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2004