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As Paul noted, the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames got into quite the brawl to start their game off, and as the Flames left the ice, this happened:
There's Torts talking **** to the entire Flames team..... pic.twitter.com/sxgqso5H2N
— Doc Oct® (@HockeySavants) January 19, 2014
Update from Vancouver pic.twitter.com/qjGyx6gPIu
— Chris Cuthbert (@CCtsn) January 19, 2014
This CGY-VAN, uh, whatever it is, just went to whole other level with John Tortorella trying to get at CGY players/staff/room off the ice.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) January 19, 2014
That's John Tortorella visiting the Flames as they attempt to enter their locker room. I believe Mr. Tortorella will be suspended shorty, I mean shortly.
Tortorella ran down his own team hallway, into the main hallway, and up in the Flames hallway. Wtf. Amazing and absurd. #canucksa
— David Ebner (@DavidEbner) January 19, 2014
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
John Tortorella will have an in-person hearing tomorrow in New York. Substantial fine and suspension both possible. #TSN — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) January 19, 2014
We all know that Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella is a unique character who hasn’t made a lot of friends in his days as a hockey coach. After winning a Stanley Cup in Tampa Bay, Tortorella was run out of town this offseason thanks the the New York rangers universally revolting against him.
We saw more of Torts’ unique surliness last night when the Vancouver Canucks...
An altercation broke out near the Calgary Flames' dressing room during the first intermission of their game against the Canucks in Vancouver on Saturday night.
CBC, which televised the game, showed Canucks head coach John Tortorella attempting to go into the Flames locker room at Rogers Arena, with Calgary enforcer Brian McGrattan pushing him away.
Flames goaltender coach Clint...
The NHL has suspended Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella for 15 days (six games) without pay for his actions during the first intermission of Saturday’s game against the Calgary Flames.
Tortorella attempted to enter Flames locker room, after the first period of a game that began with a brawl at puck drop.
Flames coach Bob Hartley was fined $25,000 for the incident that took...
In the final game of the most recent edition of Hockey Night In Canada, the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames made headlines by brawling to begin the game. At the drop of the first puck in Saturday’s battle between Western…Read more →The post Vancouver Canucks: John Tortorella to face disciplinary hearing with NHL appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella will answer to the National Hockey League for his actions during Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames.
He will have an in-person hearing in New York with the league this morning with a substantial fine or suspension as possible outcomes.
NHL executive vice-president and director of hockey operations Colin Campbell will be the...
The NHL has thrown the book at Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella. The interesting part is that Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley has been fined $25,000.00 by the NHL. I guess you could say that the head coaches in the NHL are on notice. NEW YORK -– Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella has been suspended for 15 days, without pay, for his actions during the...
Well, Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella will have an in person hearing for attempting to confront the Calgary Flames head coach and for the scrum that erupted in the hall afterwards. You have to think that Torts will be getting a vacation and a hefty fine.John Tortorella will have an in-person hearing tomorrow in New York. Substantial fine and suspension both possible. #TSN—...
The NHL gavel of justice has been slammed down hard on Canucks head coach John Tortorella. He will be sitting at home for 15 days as penalty for his antics that followed the Canucks-Flames donnybrook on Saturday night.
Vancouver Canucks coach Tortorella has been suspended for 15 days, without pay, for his actions during the first intermission of the Vancouver-Calgary game on Hockey...
Torts to New York?
There's no official word yet from either the NHL or the Vancouver Canucks, but TSN's Darren Dreger is reporting that John Tortorella has an in-person hearing on Monday at the league offices to discuss his actions in the hallway of the Calgary dressing room during Saturday's game:
John Tortorella will have an in-person hearing tomorrow in New York...
To massively understate, Saturday's Vancouver-Calgary game was a very interesting one. I'm going to do my best to explain, but you'll need to check out the videos to completely enjoy this one... The starting lineups in Vancouver may have looked a little funny Saturday night. That's probably because both teams put out there fourth lines to kick off the...
The jpg that keeps on giving
Over the past several years, we’ve talked a lot about hockey system basics like forechecking, defensive zone systems, power plays, ice-time distribution, line juggling, and the countless ways to tactically differentiate Alain Vigneault and John Tortorella. Believe it or not, there’s still a lot more to cover.
We haven’t even begun to scratch...
from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail,
So there was Vancouver Canucks’ coach John Tortorella, who’d more or less been on his best behavior all season, trying to get to the Calgary Flames’ dressing room after the a brawl-filled first period to challenge … who? Bob Hartley, the Flames coach? Probably. It wouldn't have made any sense to go after Brian McGrattan...
The annual Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada event on CBC finished with quite the doozy of a game in Vancouver. Flames coach Bob Hartley opened the game with his enforcers which forced Canucks coach (and resident hot head) John Tortorella to counter with his bruisers. A brawl that included everyone on the ice (minus the goalies) would ensue and a combined 142 PIMS between the two squads...
On Saturday night the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks wasted little time before getting into a full on brawl. The result of the brawl which started two seconds after puck drop was several penalties which resulted in 142 penalty minutes.
As if that was not enough, Canucks coach John Tortorella tried to get into the Flames locker room between periods.