Post Tagged with: "John Tortorella"

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Hockey News: Bruins as Cup Favorites; MacDonald Contract Extension

The video game Stanley Cup final sees the Bruins triumphant over the Sharks. [The Province] Boston seems to be the Cup favorite to many in real life as well, as […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Will the NY Rangers Playoff Woes Continue?

  Here We Go Again The Stanley Cup Playoffs are almost upon us, and the New York Rangers are fighting to the bitter end to get a playoff spot. Surely […]

by · March 26, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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The Floor Falls Out: How Low Can The 2013- 2014 Canucks Go?

The Canucks have been an unmitigated disaster since the turn of the calendar year. Is there anything to be done? Is there any hope left? Or is it time for […]

by · March 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Canucks GM Mike Gillis already botched the Luongo situation (CalvinChanPhoto/Flickr)

Fire Mike Gillis

Many have said it is panic time in Vancouver, due to the Canucks disappointing season which sees them currently four points out of a playoff spot. They would be correct. […]

by · March 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
Canucks GM Mike Gillis already botched the Luongo situation (CalvinChanPhoto/Flickr)

Vancouver Canucks: The Worst Team in the NHL

The Vancouver Canucks are a mess right now. An absolute mess. Their trade deadline was an unmitigated disaster and questions arose about who is even running the show in Vancouver. […]

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Canucks Corner – The Final Edition

Not even on the final day of the NHL Trade Deadline, there has been a major near-finality to the Vancouver Canucks’ freefall. From the 2011 Stanley Cup debacle, to lousy […]

by · March 5, 2014 · 4 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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Canucks Corner – The Olympic Break Edition

Vancouver’s 3-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the last regular season game before the Sochi Olympic break couldn’t come at a better time. Since he was announced as […]

by · February 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Olympics, Vancouver Canucks
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Who Are The New York Rangers?

John Tortorella became the head coach of the New York Rangers mid-season during 2008-09, replacing long-time bench boss Tom Renney. In that season, Tortorella led the Rangers to a 21-12-7 […]

by · January 26, 2014 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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The Future of Suspensions: Implementing By-Law 17

The 2013-2014 NHL season, just as the seasons before it, has included its fair share of suspensions. This season has racked up 24 total suspensions thus far, adding up to […]

by · January 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Suspensions
A healthy Sidney Crosby is a nightmare for 29 other NHL teams. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Hockey News: Crosby as Captain Canada; Torts Being Torts

Filed under news that isn’t really news, Sidney Crosby will wear the captain’s C for team Canada at the Olympics. Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber will serve as alternates. [Macleans] […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Canucks Corner – The Ugly Edition

What an ugly week it was for the Vancouver Canucks. Why does Vancouver travel to the dreaded State of California twice in January, within the first two and half weeks? […]

by · January 20, 2014 · 1 comment · Vancouver Canucks
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Eddie Lack Fills Critical Role for Canucks

The “soap opera” that has been the Canucks’ goaltending situation has quieted down this season after a couple years of drama surrounding the position.  The instability started in earnest during […]

by · December 25, 2013 · 1 comment · NHL Goaltending, Vancouver Canucks