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Columbus What John Tortorella Need to Prove

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella is fresh off of a one year extension which will keep him in Columbus until the 2018-2019 season. Although he has only been with the team a short time, he has quickly shown that he is one of the pieces that was missing from the puzzle. The Columbus […] Columbus Blue Jackets: What John Tortorella Need to Prove - Union and Blue - Union...
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14 days ago

Columbus Blue Jackets Sign John Tortorella to One Year Extension

The Columbus Blue Jackets announced a one year extension for head coach John Tortorella. Dollars and cents have not been announced yet. Today the Columbus Blue Jackets announced they have extended coach John Tortorella’s contract for one more season. His extension ensures Torts will remain in Columbus until after the 2018-2019 season. That is of […] Columbus Blue Jackets Sign...
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16 days ago

WATCH: Part three: John Tortorella sits down with Jeff Rimer

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella sat down with Jeff Rimer to talk about the strengths and expectations for different players on the team. This is part three in a three part series.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tortorella & Sullivan: Best friends off the ice, round one rivals

John Tortorella and Mike Sullivan talk about their friendship and how they feel squaring off against each other in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Post Game: John Tortorella (4/12/17)

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella talks about how the team needs to improve and the play of Zach Werenski after the team's loss to the Penguins.
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April 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Columbus Blue Jackets: Coach John Tortorella regaining respect

When John Tortorella was fired from his job as head coach of the Vancouver Canucks in 2014, most people assumed that it was the end of his coaching career. He left that job being seen a temperamental man whose coaching style no longer led to success in today’s NHL. Somewhat surprisingly though, he was only without a job for a year before the Columbus Blue Jackets hired him seven...
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January 28, 2017  |  Discuss

John Tortorella skipping NHL All-Star Game to tend to ailing family dog

John Tortorella was not behind the bench for the Columbus Blue Jackets' 4-3 loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday night for what the team deemed a “family emergency” in a statement.It has been announced Tortorella also will not serve as coach of the Metropolitan Division at the 2017 NHL All-Star Game, either. With all the uncertainty surrounding his unexpected absence...
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January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Are Columbus Blue Jackets legit NHL contenders or will they be exposed as pretenders?

On one hand, the Columbus Blue Jackets have 68 points going into this weekend’s NHL All-Star break, good for second in the Eastern Conference and third in the entire league. On the other, Columbus has lost seven of its 12 games since its incredible 16-game winning streak ended with a loss to Washington three weeks ago. So are these Blue Jackets legit, or are they an inexperienced...
Via The Comeback
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Emergency to keep Blue Jackets coach out of All-Star Gamae

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella has returned to Ohio because of a family emergency, keeping him out of both Thursday night's game with Nashville and the NHL All-Star Game this weekend. The Blue Jackets announced Tortorella's departure Thursday. Tortorella said in a statement a personal matter requires his immediate attention, forcing him to leave...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss
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