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Reirden top candidate to become Capitals coach, GM says

Associate under Trotz will be interviewed next week, no others scheduled

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

DALLAS -- Todd Reirden could be the Washington Capitals coach by next week.

Reirden, a Washington assistant, will interview for the job vacated by Barry Trotz with general manager Brian MacLellan, who said it's Reirden's job to lose with no other candidates scheduled.

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Jets facing salary cap crunch keeping roster together

Would like to re-sign Stastny, but have nine restricted free agents, including Hellebuyck

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- The Winnipeg Jets are prepared to face-off against the NHL salary cap to try to keep as much of their roster as they can.

"One of my strongest subjects in school was math," general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff said this week, "but I need to find some new math to make sure we can get it all put together."

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NHL salary cap will be $79.5 million next season

Increase of $4.5 million from this season

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- The NHL salary cap for the 2018-19 season will be $79.5 million, the League and the NHL Players' Association said Thursday.

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NHL Awards

Hall honored to become first Devils player to win Hart Trophy

Edged MacKinnon after leading New Jersey to first playoff appearance since 2012

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Taylor Hall didn't think of himself as a Hart Trophy candidate until the fans at Prudential Center started chanting "MVP" in his direction in the second half of the season.

"I just kept trying to play and I thought if we made the [Stanley Cup Playoffs], maybe I'd get nominated, but it wasn't really a big focal point to me," the New Jersey Devils left wing said.

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Seattle process for NHL expansion team remains on track

Aiming to play by 2020-21; goalie equipment will be streamlined

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- The process to bring an NHL expansion team to Seattle remains ongoing without any setbacks to date but with no timetable for it to be completed, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said following the Board of Governors meeting here Wednesday.

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Over The Boards

Mailbag: Trotz, Capitals each ponder next move

NHL.com's Dan Rosen answers weekly questions

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Here is the June 20 edition of Dan Rosen's weekly mailbag, which will run on Wednesdays periodically throughout the offseason. If you have a question, tweet it to @drosennhl and use #OvertheBoards.

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NHL Awards

Hart Trophy unpredictability fitting for NHL season full of surprises

Strong MVP cases for Hall of Devils, Kopitar of Kings, MacKinnon of Avalanche

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Who will win the Hart Trophy?

It's a question that divides the hockey world because, unlike in previous years, there doesn't appear to be a consensus pick among the three finalists, New Jersey Devils left wing Taylor Hall, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar.

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NHL Awards

Boyle up for Masterton at NHL Awards after fighting cancer with Devils

Center also overcame son's health challenge to help New Jersey return to playoffs

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

The worst part of Brian Boyle's season had nothing to do with him being diagnosed with leukemia in September.

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Over The Boards

Mailbag: Where Ovechkin stands among top Russian players

NHL.com's Dan Rosen answers weekly questions

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Here is the June 13 edition of Dan Rosen's mailbag, which will run Wednesday periodically throughout the offseason. If you have a question, tweet it to @drosennhl and use #OvertheBoards.

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Trotz 'absolutely' open to staying with Capitals after winning Cup

Coach whose contract will expire has job if he wants it, GM says

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Barry Trotz will remain coach of the Washington Capitals if he wants to keep the job, general manager Brian MacLellan said after they won the Stanley Cup.

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