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Islanders hire Barry Trotz as head coach

Two weeks after he won the Stanley Cup and three days following his resignation, former Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz was named head coach of the New York Islanders.

Trump, lawmakers congratulate Capitals on Stanley Cup win

The nation's capital was rocking the red Thursday night as its eponymous hockey team took home the Stanley Cup. It was the first championship for the Washington Capitals, earning congratulations from some of DC's most powerful players -- including the President himself.