Found September 09, 2013 on
This whole Olympic hockey sweater thing isn’t going so hot, and some Internet rumors indicate more disappointment may be on the way for hockey fans who like sweaters that aren’t incredibly ridiculous. The Team USA kit and a suspected Canadian jersey have taken their fair share of flak so far this summer as they have been released or supposedly leaked in advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now, it appears that Team Canada may not be done with the the odd jersey game. It all started when Team Canada goalie hopeful Roberto Luongo was asked about the supposed Canadian sweater. He wouldn’t comment directly on that jersey itself, but he did admit that the Canadians would have three jerseys for competition. With that in mind, a report surfaced Saturday on, probably the best hockey uniforms/logos blog on the worldwide web. According to Icethetics, the third Canadian sweater may actually be black. The website created “a secondhand source” that indicated the sweaters would be...

Video- Tortorella On Luongo And How He Wants His Team To Play

Sportsnet presents part 2 of their sit down with Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella who discusses Roberto Luongo and his team philosophy.   If you missed part 1, you can watch it here.

Mike Gillis and the art of the press conference

Press conferences are strange It’s an open secret that they generally consist of misleading statements, boilerplate talking points and other untruths. That said, they are the only way to assess the stated goals of an organization and its general manager. While it may be a less than credible medium for relaying information, we can take a look at Mike Gillis press conferences to...

Torts Twitter warning: ‘There better be nothing coming out of our locker room’

If John Tortorella had his way none of the Vancouver Canucks would be using their Twitter accounts during the season. No not even Roberto Luongo (aka @strombone1) one of the most famous tweeters in the NHL. But in an interview with Sportsnet (video) the fiery head coach who’s attempting to become a tad more progressive said he may have to meet his players “halfway” when it...
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