No, John Tortorella Hasn't Mellowed

Rangers Coach Gets A Little Snippy AgainIt was an off day in the contentious Rangers-Devils series, but John Tortorella was hard at work Sunday. The Rangers coach used his press conference in New York to throw a few verbal bombs across the Hudson River at his opponent from Newark. Tortorella accused the Devils of overacting an attempt to draw penalties and contended that New Jersey sets picks on the power play to set up scoring chances for Ilya Kovalchuk .

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  • Rangers coach Alain Vigneault can’t afford another step back - New York Daily News
    Then again, John Tortorella led the Rangers to a conference final and the best record in the Eastern Conference.
    06/1/2015 - 2:46 pm | View Link
  • Leonard: Elimination stings most for Alain Vigneault - New York Daily News
    Then again, John Tortorella led the Rangers to a conference final and the best record in the Eastern Conference.
    06/1/2015 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Bondy: Rangers' Vigneault can’t afford another step back - New York Daily News
    Then again, John Tortorella led the Rangers to a conference final and the best record in the Eastern Conference.
    06/1/2015 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Lightning trivia quiz: How well do you know the Bolts? - Tampa Tribune
    Rick Paterson d. Wayne Cashman 4. During the 2004 Stanley Cup playoffs, Lightning head coach John Tortorella called someone “gutless” and...
    06/1/2015 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Lightning have echoes of 2004 Cup champions - My Kawartha
    One of the biggest differences appears to be coaching, where no one would confuse the soft-spoken Jon Cooper for the abrasive John Tortorella.
    05/31/2015 - 4:54 am | View Link
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  • Rangers' coach Alain Vigneault knows window of opportunity to win Stanley Cup is small
    Then again, John Tortorella led the Rangers to a conference final and the best record in the Eastern Conference. He was fired a year later, and never knew what hit him. Back in 1993, Roger Neilson was just one season past winning the Presidents’ Trophy ...
    06/1/2015 - 7:15 pm | View Link
  • Stanley Cup Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
    Soon after, the team signed Marty St. Louis and hired John Tortorella as the coach and I was hooked on the Lightning. Then they went ahead and won the Cup in 2004. Sorry, Chicago, that’s all she wrote. Sorry, George and Rick, blood is thicker ...
    06/1/2015 - 1:23 pm | View Link
  • Former Maine hockey players close to Stanley Cup
    Gendron was an assistant coach for the winning New Jersey Devils in 1995. Former player John Tortorella coached the Lightning to the Cup in 2004. If you’re from Maine, or cheer for the Black Bears, it’s easy to root for either Bishop or Darling.
    06/1/2015 - 1:16 pm | View Link
  • Brad Richards heads to Stanley Cup Final in right fit with Hawks
    He has 11 points in 17 games this playoff. Hey, remember that time when John Tortorella made Richards a healthy scratch in the 2013 postseason? Ha! With the Blackhawks, he can just blend, and that’s what made him so effective this series. No pressure ...
    06/1/2015 - 1:35 am | View Link
  • Feaster says Lightning have many similarities to 2004 Cup champions
    One of the biggest differences appears to be coaching, where no one would confuse the soft-spoken Jon Cooper for the abrasive John Tortorella. But Feaster doesn't think they're polar opposites. "Torts was much more acidic and difficult with the media and ...
    05/31/2015 - 10:21 am | View Link
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  • John Tortorella NHL & WHA Hockey Coaching Record | Hockey ...
    Stats and results for players, teams, leaders and scores from the first game ever to yesterday
    06/1/2015 - 10:58 pm | View Website
  • John Tortorella hockey statistics and profile at hockeydb.com
    Statistics and Records of John Tortorella, a hockey player and coach from Boston, MA born Jun 24 1958 who was active from 1978 to 1986.
    06/1/2015 - 1:18 pm | View Website
  • John Tortorella
    John Robert Tortorella (born June 24, 1958) is an American ice hockey coach. Tortorella has held the position of head coach of the Vancouver Canucks (2013–2014 ...
    06/1/2015 - 1:11 pm | View Website
  • John Tortorella news conference
    Post game news conference on CBC. April 20, 2007 After the New Jersey Devils beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 to take the lead in the series 3-2. No 7 ...
    05/31/2015 - 12:01 pm | View Website
  • John Tortorella Sings "Don't Push Me" (now on iTunes ...
    "Don't Push Me" is now available on iTunes! http://bit.ly/LVKD9c Torts sings his side of the story following the Canucks-Flames line brawl on January 18th ...
    05/31/2015 - 10:42 am | View Website
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