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John Tortorella is the man that is most well suited to become the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. I will admit, this opinion took me a while to come around on. Tortorella is loud, rude, and has a temper. He is everything that Mike Gillis isn’t (style-wise anyway), but the man can coach. Pierre Lebrun reported today that John Tortorella, John Stevens, Scott Arniel and Lindy Ruff are Mike Gillis’ final four coaching candidates. It appears I might have missed the mark with my big list of coaching candidates last week. All of the rumblings I heard from Jason Botchford and others seemed to suggest that the Canucks wanted more of a “Mike Gillis type” coach. In other words, someone cut from the Dan Bylsma or John Stevens cloth. As such, I didn’t give much time to consider John Tortorella or Lindy Ruff. But when a well respected insider like Pierre LeBrun is reporting something, you have to believe it. Now, back to Tortorella. To the casual hockey fan, Tortorella is nothing but a...
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