Originally written on The Rangers Tribune  |  Last updated 11/11/14

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 30: Head coach John Tortorella of the New York Rangers during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on January 30, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Rangers 3-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Winning or losing, head coach John Tortorella is always critiquing his hockey club and pointing out the things that they can do better. Yesterday, though, with his team on a 7-game winning streak, the coach sat back and pointed out all of the positives he's seen in the Rangers and talked about how they've been so successful. 

Here's the video courtesy of Blueshirts United...

 

I'm extremely pleased to hear that the team has had two strong practices the past two days because, as I mentioned yesterday, I am a little nervous about tonight's game with the Blueshirts having the past three days off. Let's hope that the effort in practice translates to a good effort in the game as well. 

Also, by the sound of it, Tortorella has a pretty good grip on this team. Earlier in the season there were people claiming that Torts had lost control of his players and no longer had their attention; he claimed the exact opposite in the above video, saying that it doesn't take very much for him to get the attention of his players. Just another reason why they should be mentally prepared for tonight's tilt with the Montreal Canadiens. 

Rangers-Habs pregame coming your way later...

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