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John Tortorella

John Tortorella
John Tortorella, 50-year-old Boston native, replaces fired New York Ranger coach, Tom Renney. Tortorella is know as "The Torch" who guided the Tampa Bay Lightning to the 2004 Stanley Cup championship and left some scorched earth along the way.
John Tortorella, 50-year-old Boston native, replaces fired New York Ranger coach, Tom Renney. Tortorella is know as "The Torch" who guided the Tampa Bay Lightning to the 2004 Stanley Cup championship and left some scorched earth along the way.
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Top John Tortorella Articles

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  • Tortorella to meet with league over brawl

    Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella is scheduled to have an in-person hearing with the NHL on Monday stemming from Saturday night's brawl, according to Le Journal de Montreal. Tortorella is expected to be fined and/or suspended for his role in the...
  • No pushovers left for Penguins

     
    The disparity in parity between the Eastern and Western conferences was on full display in Round 2 of the NHL playoffs. The Western Conference gave us two great series while the Eastern Conference matchups were like watching a baby seal......
  • One Mess On Each Side Of The Hudson

    This is A Tale of Two Messes — well, actually three messes, but three doesn't fit the tired sports writing metaphor. Besides, I'm not sure that "mess" fully describes the inane garbage that comes out of the mouth of Ohio State president E. Gordon...
  • These 0-2 Rangers Look To Be In Worse Shape Than The Last 0-2 Rangers

    These 0-2 Rangers Look To Be In Worse Shape Than The Last 0-2 Rangers
    — The Rangers have been down two games to none before. Heck, the last time it happened was only two weeks ago. Before Game 3 of the opening series against the Washington Capitals, coach John Tortorella jabbed reporters for having their heads buried...
  • Bruins Fourth Line Powers 2-1 Win Over Rangers

    Bruins Fourth Line Powers 2-1 Win Over Rangers
    NEW YORK — Sometimes the King wins. And sometimes the serfs win. The Yankees' Andy Pettitte might be the king of Game 2 in New York postseason lore, but Henrik Lundqvist had developed into the lord of Game 3. Entering this third game of the...
  • Ex-Whalers GM Emile Francis Remembers Fierce Rangers-Bruins Rivalry

    Ex-Whalers GM Emile Francis Remembers Fierce Rangers-Bruins Rivalry
    Before there was a Game 1 between the Rangers and Bruins in 1973 at Boston Garden, there was a Stanley Cup Final Game 1 between the teams there in 1972. "The cops come into our dressing room before that game," Emile "The Cat" Francis said Wednesday from...
  • If You Want Rangers-Bruins, Look To Lundqvist

    If You Want Rangers-Bruins, Look To Lundqvist
    NEW YORK — They haven't met in the playoffs in 40 years. They haven't meant when it has really mattered since Emile Francis was coach and Glen Sather was one of his Rangers players. They haven't meant since Orr and Espo were in Boston and Don Cherry...
  • After trade, Nash sees new hope in New York

    New York Rangers forward Taylor Pyatt initially thought the team's equipment managers might not like him as much as Rick Nash. Each day, Pyatt would glance over to Nash's adjacent locker at the team's practice facility and notice long socks, wristbands,...
  • Ducks make moves as deals materialize close to the trading deadline

    Like the NHL season, the annual deadline-day trading frenzy was late in starting. But a flurry of deals in the hour before Wednesday's noon Pacific time cutoff changed the complexion of several teams and added depth to others hoping for long playoff runs....
  • Sean Avery allegedly called a homophobic slur by Wayne Simmonds

     
    Sean Avery apparently confirmed to reporters what everyone thought they saw on TV during the a preseason NHL game -- that Philadelphia Flyers' Wayne Simmonds called the New York Rangers winger a homophobic slur....
  • Brad Richards turns down Kings, signs with New York Rangers

     
    Free agent Brad Richards agreed to a contract with the New York Rangers on Saturday, turning down an offer the Kings had made during an elaborate presentation Friday at the office of his agent, Pat Morris. A Kings spokesman confirmed......