Adam Oates told reporters he could beat John Tortorella in a fight (photo made using Fotor.com)
Cue Justin Moore’s “I Could Kick Your Ass”. That’s what Capitals coach Adam Oates said to reporters after Tortorella criticized the Capitals for complaining about everything except beer prices at Verizon Center after Washington lost to the Rangers in seven games.
John Tortorella may give clipped answers and avoid tangential questions, but that doesn’t mean he can’t offer a fair assessment of his team.
The Rangers coach gave a short, accurate answer when asked after Thursday night’s game what went wrong for New York in its 3-2 overtime loss to the Bruins.
“We got spanked in overtime,” Tortorella told reporters.
The teams were neck...
Behold, the most random/perplexing yearbook entry of perhaps…ever?
The awesomeness that was the JR Smith Yearbook entry is quite the opposite for NY Rangers coach John Tortorella.
‘Torts’ is a pretty serious guy as it is, and from the looks of his facial expression he’s always been that way. Will we ever find out what happened in Lana’s garage?
We may never know.
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John Tortorella has a reputation of rubbing people the wrong way. Add Capitals’ Head Coach Adam Oates to that ever growing list. After Tortorella’s Rangers eliminated Oates’ Capitals in 7 games, Tortorella accused the Caps of whining too much. The Capitals were upset with the officiating, especially in game 6 which took place at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers were not penalized...
John Tortorella made it very clear following the Rangers’ morning skate prior to Game 1 on Thursday that he doesn’t want to talk about himself; he just wants to talk about his team. That’s kind of a bummer, given what surfaced in advance of the the Rangers’ series with the Bruins.
A high school photo of Tortorella from his high school days at Concord-Carlisle High School...
We've already discussed Alex Ovechkin's comments after the Washington Capitals departed from the playoffs in the first round. In our article, we highlighted that Ovechkin and his teammates would be better off not making excuses and should instead take responsibility for their actions.
As it turns out, New York Rangers coach John Tortorella wasn't a fan of Washington...
With the New York Rangers-Boston Bruins second round playoff series getting ready to start Thursday night, Rangers head coach John Tortorella’s yearbook photo emerged on the Internet. The photo itself isn’t a big deal but a lot of the information above the photo raises a lot of questions. When did someone add the “s” to his nickname to make it “Torts?” What does...
Rangers coach John Tortorella is aware of what the Bruins offer and the way they play the game. All the New York bench boss needs to do be reminded of such is look out at his own team. The Blueshirts and B’s share a handful of things in common and both teams play a similar style of hockey. That’s part of the reason many are looking forward to the second-round matchup of the two...
John Tortorella is starting to really get in the Playoff swing of things. His Rangers are all tied up with the Capitals at 3 games a piece and Torts is in no mood for non-questions. Check out Torts after Sunday’s game respond to a poor reporter who asked for his thoughts. That is where the fun began.
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Listen up people, if you are going to address New York Rangers coach John Tortorella, you better ask him a question, as stated in his press conference several times.