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First up, John Tortorella not happy with a no-call at the end of the 2nd period yesterday.     Next up is Jason Spezza surviving this hard from Craig Adams... Continue reading "Caught On Video"
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New York Rangers coach John Tortorella lost his temper on referee Dan O’Halloran after the second period ended when a punch to captain Ryan Callahan’s head was not called.  You can’t read Tortorella’s lips too well, but you can tell that it is an f-bomb laced tirade and he is clearly not asking O’Halloran to grab a beer with him after the game. [YouTube]

John Tortorella speaks after the Rangers Game 2 loss to the Bruins

Video courtesy of our friends at Bruins Daily, stop by and visit their blog, you won't be disappointed. This is one of the longer press conferences you will probably see from New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella. This post game presser lasted a grand total of 02:14, that's pretty impressive if you ask me.

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John Tortorella explicitly describes Ryan Callahan's goal

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Jason Spezza Returns

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