Found October 24, 2011 on NY Daily News:
Both Henrik Lundqvist and John Tortorella said there were no concerns about the goaltender's health. But as for the rest of the team, the Rangers need to work on their "overall game, top to bottom" after they "sucked from head to toe" in Saturday night's 2-0 loss to the Oilers. That's what Tortorella said after the Blueshirts practiced at the scene of the crime Sunday morning.

Video: Tortorella Postgame: "We Sucked From Head To Toe," No Questions

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