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John Tortorella talks Team USA, importance of finding roles - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella leads Team USA at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey (Sept. 17-Oct. 1 in Toronto), but before that, the American side will hold its training camp in Columbus at Nationwide Arena.

John Tortorella talks Team USA winning World Cup in Canada

Yahoo Sports - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Tortorella was also asked about the gap between U.S. and Canadian talent - “It's hard to quantify as far as closing the gap, or if there is a gap” - and his thoughts on Patrick Kane's game: “I'll tell you one thing with Kaner: One of the most dangerous ...

John Tortorella, Killorn's contract and McPhee's managing (Puck Daddy Countdown)

Yahoo Sports - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Yeah and I mean as long as we're imagining things, wouldn't it be cool if dragons were real and could play hockey? Said Tortorella on the skill gap between the U.S. and Canada as the tournament approaches: “It's hard to quantify as far as closing the ...

Does David Booth still have nightmares of John Tortorella?

The Province - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
There was a team meeting in the morning and David Booth showed up five minutes before the meeting was supposed to start, I guess maybe Tortorella didn't see him or whatever. The meeting starts and Tortorella lights into David Booth for being late, and ...

John Tortorella talks World Cup of Hockey - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
John Tortorella talks World Cup of Hockey. John Tortorella talks World Cup of Hockey. Loading. Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella joins Tony Luftman to discuss preparing for the World Cup of Hockey, whether Patrick Kane is closing the ...

Ex-Rangers coach Tortorella still gives David Booth nightmares

New York Daily News - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
John Tortorella lasted just one season in Vancouver but it was enough to scare David Booth. (Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images).

Seemingly kissed off four months ago, Burrows set to play a big role in Canucks future

The Province - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Pearn was in Ottawa, for eight years starting in 1996-97, the Senators would allocate four full days every fall to team building, and then drive home the lessons with monthly player meetings with sports psychologist John Phelan. Pearn said those ...

John Tortorella: Columbus re-signs AHL coaches - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
The Columbus Blue Jackets have extended the contracts of AHL head coach Jared Bednar and AHL goalie coach Manny Legace. The AHL's Lake Erie Monsters won the 2016 Calder Cup under that leadership.

Dark Horse Candidates for the 2017 Calder Trophy

The Hockey Writers - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Blue Jackets have a dearth of high-end playmakers, but Bjorkstrand's gritty playing style should win over head coach John Tortorella. His knack for finding open areas on offense and his high-level shot could make him a candidate for 20+ goals in ...
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Patrick Eaves retains title as Smashfest Ping-Pong charity tournament champion

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
TORONTO - - For the second time in as many years Patrick Eaves walked away from the annual Smashfest Ping-Pong tournament as the champion.

Quick Strikes for Friday, July 22

Raw Charge - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
[USA Hockey]; Team USA Head Coach John Tortorella shares his excitement as the World Cup of Hockey draws near. [NHL]; Ping-Pong tables in the NHL?

Joe Pavelski on his golf game, Stanley Cup run, World Cup of Hockey (Puck Daddy Q&A)

Yahoo Canada Sports - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
You played for John Tortorella at the 2010 Olympics and against him throughout your career. What do you takeaway from his coaching style that you think he's going to bring to the World Cup team?
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Rangers lock up Chris Kreider for four years, $18.5M

New York Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
... for Kreider over the years has been the nightly consistency for the sometimes overly cerebral kid from Boxford, Massachusetts.
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A great career: Richards retires after 15 years in NHL

The Guardian Charlottetown - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Richards said he was raised to be respectful, and head coach John Tortorella taught his young Tampa Bay Lightning team to respect the game.

How To Spend Your Summer Vacation from the Dallas Stars

Defending Big D - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Even Vancouver got a second round pick for John Tortorella. Finding ourselves so-saddled with time's immutable (usually) rhythm, we have no choice but to amuse ourselves as best we can until hockey returns.

No Cakes, Just Cup - NHL News for 7/20/16

Mile High Hockey - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In a needlessly self-aggrandizing statement, John Tortorella believes a win in the NHL's made-for-TV World Cup could be just as big as winning a Stanley Cup.
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Kyle Palmieri Added to US World Cup Roster

USA Hockey - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
USA Hockey) as director of hockey operations ... John Tortorella (Boston, Mass./Columbus Blue Jackets) is the head coach of the 2016 U.S.

Idris Elba and Chris Pine Stun on the Red Carpet at the Star Trek Beyond Premiere

Us Weekly - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Former Hollywood bad boy and Australian business tycoon John Collis aka “Johnny Hollywood” dined with friends at Ivory inside the Mondrian hotel in West Hollywood.

First Booker, Now Bentley

Columbus Dispatch (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Last January, Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella ended his meeting with the media with a plaintive plea to get a rescue dog, Booker, a new home.

Will the Bruins beat the Metropolitan Division this year?

Stanley Cup of Chowder - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Oh right...and you're still stuck with a complete loon like John Tortorella. Tortorella, who regularly gets pointlessly physical with his players, drives the youth off, punishes the good players for no-goddamn-reason (NICK FOLIGNO ON THE FOURTH LINE!