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Barry Trotz sees potential with Caps

Updated: May 27, 2014, 4:59 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Here's an audacious way to get a promotion: Tell the big boss what he's been doing wrong.

Brian MacLellan did just that when he interviewed with owner Ted Leonsis for the Washington Capitals' general manager job.

"He led off with some of the things that I have to do to be a better owner," Leonsis said. "I thought that was very brave and very astute, because you don't want to hear things like that."

MacLellan's strategy helped him pull an upset. Leonsis ...

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