Found May 16, 2013 on Diehardsport:

With the New York Rangers-Boston Bruins second round playoff series getting ready to start Thursday night, Rangers head coach John Tortorella’s yearbook photo emerged on the Internet.  The photo itself isn’t a big deal but a lot of the information above the photo raises a lot of questions.  When did someone add the “s” to his nickname to make it “Torts?”  What does B.D.W.B. mean?  And most importantly, where is Musky?  Is Musky a person or a place?  This is definitely one of the funnier yearbook entries and I can’t wait for a reporter to ask him about some of the information in it to see what kind of reaction Tortorella gives. [@RobiWBZ]


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Friday (5/17/13) Headlines

Bergen Record - Rangers fall in Game 1 to Bruins, 3-2, in OT Bergen Record - Rangers notes: Claude Julien talks about John Tortorella New York Post - Rangers get ‘spanked’ in Game 1 OT loss New York Post - Lundqvist’s playoff OT struggles continue New York Post - Tortorella keeps focus away from Rangers New York Post - Tortorella shakes up pairings ...

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