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John Tortorella, self-deprecating in a way he never once was in five years in New York, took the words out of everyone’s mouths Monday, which is not such an easy thing to do.
“What is fair?” the coach of the Canucks replied when asked if it is fair to draw any conclusions in comparing his team’s lack of success with the success the Rangers are experiencing under Alain Vigneault in Year 1 of the cultural exchange behind the benches of the two franchises. “You’re going to make your own opinion.
“It’s kind of a unique thing with me and Alain. I’m losing games so I’m an idiot and he’s winning games so he’s a smart guy. Rightfully so.”
The Rangers and Canucks go at it Tuesday night, with New York closing in on a playoff spot and Vancouver on the eve of destruction, on the verge of failing to make the playoffs for the first time in six seasons.
The problems have been manifest here, and none of it has anything to do with the coach’s relationship with the media, just as none of what go
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— Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) April 2, 2014
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The New York Rangers (42-30-4) visit the Vancouver Canucks (34-31-11) at Rogers Arena starting at 10:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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