Found April 24, 2013 on
NY Rangers Blog:
After last night's disgusting loss to the Florida Panthers, John Tortorella was asked what went wrong...
"It's 1-1, we're in full control of the game. I don't think we should take a penalty and we don't get the puck out when we're killing a penalty, twice. End of story."
...the Richards penalty was the height of stupidity and the failure to clear the puck on the unsuing penalty kill was obviously a killer, but Torts must think we're all stupid. You lose to the worst team in the NHL and we're supposed to believe one sequence lost them the game? How about going 0-for-3 on the power play against the worst penalty kill in the league? Or Nash coming up small in his biggest game as a Ranger? Or how about scoring just one non-garbage time goal against a goaltender who had given up 25 in his previous six games? Two of which he was pulled in.
...i also wasn't a huge fan of Torts pulling Hank with the Rangers on the power play in the c...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
SUNRISE, Fla. When you are 9 years old and want the face of the Florida Panthers to sign your jersey, who do you turn to?
The face on the television screen.
That's exactly what one of the children in Steve Goldstein's neighborhood did. The Panthers broadcaster recently discovered a small package on his doorstep. Inside the plastic bag was a full-page letter with kind words...
Via Florida Panthers press release
SUNRISE, Fla. Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that the Florida Panthers will honor the ACC Champion Miami Hurricanes mens basketball team on Thursday with Head Coach Jim Larranaga dropping the ceremonial puck at the Panthers-Maple Leafs game at 7:30 p.m. at the BB&T Center.
Larranaga will be joined by Athletic Director Blake...
There have been numerous reports, which I will call mere speculation and editorial pieces, questioning the confidence Florida Panthers' ownership has in GM Dale Tallon after a disastrous season. In this "win now" sports culture we live in, it is possible there is some slight merit in asking this question. However, I think it's preposterous to think anything less...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Florida Panthers tonight at BB&T Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 970 The Apple), in their second meeting in five days. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 24-17-4 (52 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated [...]
When the lockout concluded, John Tortorella‘s New York Rangers certainly didn’t expect to be fighting for their playoff lives in the final week of the regular season. The Rangers were picked by many as a favorite to reach the Stanley Cup Final out of the Eastern Conference, but Tortorella’s club has not been able to meet those lofty expectations.
But with 52 points, the Blueshirts...
The New York Rangers (24-17-4) visit the Florida Panthers (13-26-6) at at BB&T Center starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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