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Barry Trotz wins Jack Adams Award

Led Capitals to Presidents' Trophy with 56-18-8 record

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Trotz wins Jack Adams Award

Barry Trotz is awarded the Jack Adams Award

Barry Trotz of the Washington Capitals is presented the Jack Adams Award as the League's best coach, guiding his team to the Presidents' Trophy

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Barry Trotz, who guided the Washington Capitals to the Presidents' Trophy this season, won the Jack Adams Award as the League's best coach at the 2016 NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

In Trotz's second season with the Capitals, Washington had a League-leading 120 points and a 56-18-8 record. The Capitals, who set their record for road wins (27), were second in scoring (3.02 goals per game) and second in goals-against per game (2.33).

Under Trotz's guidance, Washington was fifth in the NHL in power-play percentage (21.9) and second in penalty-killing percentage (85.2). Trotz was a finalist for the award twice in the past, in 2010 and 2011 with the Nashville Predators.

Lindy Ruff of the Dallas Stars and Gerard Gallant of the Florida Panthers were the other finalists.

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2015-2016 Jack Adams Award Voting // Pts. (1st-2nd-3rd)

1.   Barry Trotz, WSH   344   (58-16-6)

2.   Gerard Gallant, FLA   203   (20-28-19)

3.   Lindy Ruff, DAL   75   (1-16-22)

4.   Bruce Boudreau, ANA   58   (3-10-13)

5.   Mike Sullivan, PIT   35   (2-5-10)

6.   Ken Hitchcock, STL   35   (1-7-9)

7.   Peter DeBoer, SJS   16   (1-3-2)

8.   Darryl Sutter, LAK   10   (1-1-2)

9.   Dave Hakstol, PHI   10   (0-2-4)

10.   John Hynes, NJD   6   (1-0-1)

11.   Joel Quenneville, CHI   5   (1-0-0)

12.   Peter Laviolette, NSH   4   (0-1-1)

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