John Tortorella

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Name: John Tortorella
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dallas was the Canucks litmus test, and they failed miserably

Splitting the Canucks’ first five games into two not-quite-even halves, their young season feels like a Tale of Two Teams. Which version is the real one?Is it the high-flying squad that breezed through its first three contests, beating Calgary and Edmonton ... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kassian still can't crack top six

Just four games into the season there’s already a groundswell of support to get Canucks right winger Zack Kassian into the top six and watch him blossom into a bona fide goal-scoring power forward.Yet somehow, coach after coach after coach have all seen ... [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Marty should retire on own terms

If Derek Jeter still wanted to play ball after last season, you know who he would be this winter? He would be Martin Brodeur, that’s who.Jeter would be looking for a job in baseball the same way Brodeur is looking for a job in hockey, and, unless some ... [Published New York Post - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hartnett: Rangers Are Suffering Through A Full-Blown Defensive Crisis

By Sean Hartnett>> More ColumnsOn Tuesday night, the Rangers gave away a game they had no business giving away.The Blueshirts looked in complete control against the Islanders, carrying a 2-1 lead toward the end of the second period. Islanders goalie ... [Published CBS New York - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Willie Desjardins’ coaching style heralds the Sedins’ return

If you cheer for a Canadian team, you know unbridled optimism can get you hurt.Excluding the Montreal Canadiens, how many Canadian squads have flown out of the gate only to break their fan bases’ hearts in recent seasons? The 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs ... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Rangers may have to acquire defensive help after Boyle injury

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Rangers are in the market for a defenseman to at least help them survive the absence of Dan Boyle for up to six weeks with the broken hand he sustained blocking a shot in Thursday’s 3-2 victory in St. Louis, The Post has learned.But ... [Published New York Post - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Steve Duffy's Sports Comment For Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

I've been saying this morning that they start playing for real tonight in the NHL. Four games open the new season, and the Vancouver Canucks are in that mix.They take on the Flames in Calgary, then play their home opener on Saturday against the Edmonton ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Why the Canucks are a shrug-worthy fringe team this year

It was a summer of significant change for the Canucks, but it wasn’t necessarily the change you’d expect. This team missed the playoffs after a disastrous season under John Tortorella. It surrendered two goalies, Cory Schneider and Roberto Luongo, within ... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Game P3: Canucks at Flames (09.25.14)

It may only be the opening week of the pre-season but if ever there was a game that could provide a few fireworks tonight's game would be the one. One doesn't need much reminding of the bad blood that existed between the Canucks and Flames last season ... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Steve Duffy's Sports Comment For Friday, September 19th, 2014

OK, here we go, likely the first of many of my sports comments in the months ahead about...the Vancouver Canucks.Their training camp is under way in Whistler, and there seems to be a new sense of optimism, especially with the veteran core players.In the ... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Sep 19 2014]

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Dallas was the Canucks litmus test, and they fa... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 23 2014]
Kassian still can't crack top six [Published Vancouver 24 Hours - Oct 20 2014]
Marty should retire on own terms [Published New York Post - Oct 18 2014]
Hartnett: Rangers Are Suffering Through A Full-... [Published CBS New York - Oct 15 2014]
Willie Desjardins’ coaching style heralds the S... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 15 2014]
Rangers may have to acquire defensive help afte... [Published New York Post - Oct 11 2014]
Steve Duffy's Sports Comment For Wednesday, Oct... [Published C-FAX 1070 - Oct 08 2014]
Why the Canucks are a shrug-worthy fringe team ... [Published Metro Canada - Oct 08 2014]
Game P3: Canucks at Flames (09.25.14) [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
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