NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: Head Coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers walks off the ice after losing to the Boston Bruins in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 21, 2013 in New York City. The Boston Bruins defeated the New York Rangers 2-1.
John Tortorella pacing around Penn Station screaming at total strangers to clear puck into neutral zone.
I haven’t heard John Tortorella take responsibility for a power play that’s had [Rick] Nash, [Marian] Gaborik, [Brad] Richards, a whole host of good-looking defensemen, and can’t get anything done. I think it’s time for John Tortorella to take a look at how he’s coaching this thing.More quotes »
Sources: Alain Vigneault, Rangers reach agreement in principle
Division titles in Vancouver and in 2011 brought the Canucks to Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, to replace the volatile John Tortorella, who was dismissed on May 29, are being worked out. Madison Square Garden executives declined to comment, and an announcement Read more »
Report: Kings assistant John Stevens to speak with Rangers
said assistant coach John Stevens, who has been with the club three years, is expected to speak with the Rangers about replacing John Tortorella, the L.A. Times reports.It is unclear when that will happen; the Rangers are not discussing the search. President Read more »
Could Coyotes coach Dave Tippett become a candidate for Rangers' job?
a two-year extension Wednesday, so scratch his name off a list of potential candidates to replace former Rangers coach John Tortorella.But Phoenix Coyotes coach Dave Tippett, whom the Rangers admire, could move into the mix given remarks by NHL commissioner Read more »
Glen Sather has put spotlight back on himself by firing John Tortorella
Tortorella led the Rangers to 44 playoff games in his four-plus seasons as coach. That's third-most in franchise history.But perhaps the biggest thing Tortorella accomplished in his time behind the bench was to take the heat off Glen Sather , the Rangers president Read more »
John Tortorella likes Derek Dorsett's spunk
the second consecutive game Saturday, Rangers coach John Tortorella chose to bench Brad Richards and Arron Asham , and deploy Derek Dorsett , Kris Newbury and Micheal Haley , known more for their energy and chippy play than offensive ability.Dorsett played Read more »
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Heat face Spurs
Tortorella: stuff he says Stanley Cup-winning (Tampa Bay Lightning, ’04), ultimately fired (New York Rangers, ’13) head coach John Tortorella is getting the second-over from the Vancouver Canucks in their search for a new bench boss. ‘Torts’ does have a way 6/18/13 from Vancouver Sun Read more »
Vancouver Canucks Want John Tortorella Badly
Another frequently reported element to the [...] The Vancouver Canucks have been talking with former New York Rangers coach John Tortorella over the past week or so. They are expected to bring him in for a second interview this week, and it looks like a coaching 6/18/13 from Rant Sports Read more »
Hartnett: Imminent Vigneault Hire Will Have Transformative Effect On The Rangers
city, Vancouver, for the booming metropolis that is New York City. Once general manager Glen Sather opted to pull the plug on John Tortorella and his overbearing methods, it became abundantly clear that the Blueshirts needed to turn to the polar opposite of 6/18/13 from CBS New York Read more »
Rangers, Canucks swapping coaches
on, the coaching carousel is picking up some speed again. The Rangers and Vancouver Canucks could pull off a head coaching swap. John Tortorella, fired as Rangers coach on May 29, is going to Vancouver this week for a second interview with the Canucks, according from FanNation Read more »
Hat Trick! with Jonathan McDonald
club’s four-decade-plus history. But TSN has never done a “Top-10 Alain Vigneault moments” compilation. They have, of course, for John Tortorella. Perhaps more than one top-10, for that matter. And what’s revealed in these short clips is a man with a fuse, from The Province Daily News Read more »