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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
When it comes to the World Cup of Hockey, trying to determine each team's driving motivations for an exhibition tournament in September has been fun.

John Tortorella talks World Cup of Hockey - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
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 talent gap between American and international players, and much more.

Jackets Close To Signing Gagner

Columbus Dispatch (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
But he could allow Boone Jenner to move back to left wing, where coach John Tortorella prefers to play him. Brandon Dubinsky will likely draw top-line duty if Jenner moves back to wing, and Gagner would battle Alexander Wennberg and William Karlsson ...

Michael Arace commentary: NHL will pay for denial of CTE link

Columbus Dispatch - ‎6 hours ago‎
Four months ago, Jeff Miller, the NFL's senior vice president for health and safety, was summoned to Washington to sit before a congressional committee.

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.
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Yes, it's really happening: Vegas NHL team installs ice for first time - ‎3 hours ago‎
“What people are going to find out about John as he becomes more well-known is he's a very smart guy, a very intelligent guy,” Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said.

Alex Burrows, once a buyout candidate, now a key piece of Vancouver Canucks' future

National Post - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... right there until you win it,” Glass said. Two years ago, John Tortorella, who was taking broad swipes at a sagging organization, said the team was still too focused on 2011.

Recognise any? Five of the best sports fights in recent history

Daily Star - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Bitter Western Conference rivals in the NHL, the Flames and Canucks wasted no time in dropping the gloves in this regular season game, sparking a full team brawl within seconds.

NHL Metropolitan Division's offseason outlook

Today's Slapshot - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Last season, they started 0-8-0 and fired coach Todd Richards after the seventh loss. His replacement, John Tortorella, didn't fare much better, going 34-33-8.

What's the best pop culture of the year so far?

A.V. Club - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
(The resort management's manipulations of its inmates' sex drives, for example—which culminates in a scene involving a toaster, John C. Reilly, and the world's worst breakfast service—are both thoughtful and grimly hilarious.) The allegory is rarely ...
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Seemingly kissed off four months ago, Burrows set to play a big role in Canucks future

The Province - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
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 ...

Which NHL Team Had the Best Offseason?

VICE - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Fired Bruce Boudreau (they had to do it, though) and hired Randy Carlyle, a bald, heavy-set version of John Tortorella. They let Frederik Andersen go in a trade and got Jonathan Bernier back a couple weeks later.
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Bank Identity and Hedge-Fund Culture

Bloomberg - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
John Cryan, the soft-spoken chief executive, was welcomed as a much needed change from his brasher investment banker predecessors when he took charge a year ago.

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?

Dark Horse Candidates for the 2017 Calder Trophy

The Hockey Writers - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
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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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.

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.

Ice Broken Early in Soccer Semifinals

East Hampton Star - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Bateman Painting, whose glory years date back pretty much a decade - the last 7-on-7 soccer championship it won was in the fall of 2007 - is, as the result of a 2-1 win over Tortorella Pools in a playoff semifinal at East Hampton's Herrick Park on ...

Blue Jackets sign three minor-leaguers

Columbus Dispatch - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Blue Jackets announced the re-signing of three minor-league players - forwards T.J. Tynan and Alex Broadhurst, and defenseman Scott Harrington - to one-year, two-way contracts.