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Colin Cowherd may have FM power in NY these days, his opinions are still often filled with AJ Burnett static. Defending NY Rangers' coach John Tortorella's growingly ****** post-game pressers, the...

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Rangers coach curt in brief press conference

New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella has become known for his post-game press conferences. He often says far more than he should and is the definition of outspoken. Honestly, the guy is gold with a microphone in his face. But after his team’s 3-2 loss to the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Tortorella was not feeling particularly talkative...

These John Tortorella press conferences are getting out of control

For a while, John Tortorella's press conferences were cute.  He would come out and offer only a few words, or go off about somebody's cell phone, or generally act like a colossal jerk.  It was a novelty act, it was something different, it was rather amusing.  Torts even got the DJ Steve Porter remix treatment!  However, in these playoffs, with day after day after day...

Cowboys, Raiders, and Tim Tebow have delusional fans

Getty Images Colin Cowherd from ESPN Radio’s the The Herd came up with his own top ten list of the most delusional fans in sports. His list includes the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders and Tim Tebow fans. “The owner is your general manager is sort of a running joke in the league,” Cowherd said. “One playoff win in 15 years. I like Dallas more than most, but that’s a...

Video: Torts, Rangers Ready for Game 3 @ Devils

John Tortorella meets with the media after practice yesterday and discusses what the team needs to do better in Game 3 against the Devils... For players thoughts, click the "Read More" tab below. Players talk Game 3... Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at ...

In Case You Missed Torts' Presser

In case anyone missed John Tortorella's post game presser last night Chris F. sends me this pictorial highlight...To watch Torts' presser, click here.According to Greg Wyshynski at Puck Daddy, Craig Button of NHL Network was not amused with Torts' press conference calling it a "travesty," saying he shouldn't even come out and adding that "it's...

Was John Tortorella Right In Benching Marian Gaborik During Game 2?

In Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, John Tortorella benched Marian Gaborik for a majority of the third period after his giveaway led to the Devils’ second goal of the game in the second period. Gaborik, who has struggled to consistently be an offensive threat this postseason, said after the game that he wasn’t [...]

Tortorella takes shots at Devils

John Tortorella stood out again at a playoff news conference. Only this time it was because of his feistiness toward the New Jersey Devils and not for his brevity and contentiousness with the media. The New York Rangers coach defended forward Brandon Prust, who could be facing a suspension because of an elbow to the head of New Jersey defenseman Anton Volchenkov, and accused the...

Video- ESPN Radio Guy Gets Hockey World Talking

First off, I never heard of Colin Cowherd.  Secondly, when are people going to realize when it comes to hockey and ESPN, there are only a few people to trust when it comes to hockey talk and Cowherd is not one of them. Watch the video (discussing Tortorella’s post-game pressers) and Puck Daddy has more…

Torts game two press conference

I think the best job in the NHL would be transcribing New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella's brief post game press conferences, very few words are spoken by the Rangers head coach - especially when the New York Rangers lose the game. I have to admit that I thought the short post game press conferences were funny at first but I would actually like to hear what he has...

Tortorella's being Tortorella

Has John Tortorella’s post-game shtick lost its charm? Yes, but so has the constant complaining over the New York Rangers head coach’s curt attitude towards the media.The complaining in itself has become more annoying than Tortorella’s post-game non-answer answers. Last night after the Rangers fell to the New Jersey Devils, 3-2, in Game 2, the New York head coach spent all...

Devils' Game 2 win swings momentum

Entering last night's game, the New York Rangers had an opportunity to do something they failed to do all postseason: win Game 2. Nevertheless, John Tortorella's blue-collar bunch were unsuccessful in their efforts to remain undefeated, falling to their cross-river rival New Jersey Devils by a heartbreaking 3-2 score.After the game, Tortorella was in prime form. Much to the...

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Rangers shot-blocking mentality, the next media gripe

____ is killing hockey. That seems to be the only headline that moves the dial in Canada these days. Every couple of weeks it’s something else that is supposedly destroying the game. First it was keeping a hockey team in Nashville, a market that was never supposed to succeed. Whoops. Then it was the Lightning’s 1-3-1 trap, which was supposed to lift them from mediocrity while simultaneously ...

Torts Addresses Benching Players

During his conference call yesterday John Tortorella addressed benching players in the wake of his sitting Marian Gaborik in the third period in Game 2 (via Blueshirts United)..."I think all coaches do it. You're trying to put players into situations that are going to try to help you to win games or help you in certain situations and momentum swings. Conversely, some guys...

Zach Parise says he likes Torts, a lot…hmmm

Stick to tap to Scully a Blue Seat Blog frequenter for finding this. According to Arthur Staple at Newsday, Zach Parise’s father was asked about Zach’s feelings on John Tortorella. His response: “Zach likes Torts a lot. Zach knows how to work, he doesn’t shy away from the discipline part of it. He’d fit right in there.” Obviously his father was baited a bit there, but...
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