Found January 10, 2012 on The Rangers Tribune:
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When you're leading the National Hockey League with a 26-9-4 record on the season and have won your past four games, it is easy to lose focus and forget what's gotten you there. Head coach John Tortorella is making sure that won't be the case with his New York Rangers as he is making every attempt he can to make sure this team remains on task and maintains its focus despite its frequent success.  A prime example was yesterday's practice, which followed a full day off for the team on Sunday. Prior to hitting the ice, Tortorella went over tape with the players and pointed out how poorly they actually played in the first period in last Friday's win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. Following that, Tortorella sent the team back to the locker room after being on the ice for just a over a minute, and told them to return when they were ready to battle harder and put forth a better effort. He was not happy with what he saw from his team as far as work ethic.  The team th...
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