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Tortorella’s Tactics Trump the Truculence (so far…)

I’ll be the first to admit: when I heard the news last June that Canucks GM Mike Gillis had hired John Tortorella as coach, I feared an unmitigated disaster. By all accounts, Tortorella had worn out his welcome with the New York Rangers, disrespecting journalists and losing the dressing room (or at least stars like […]

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Tortorella hates Twitter and I love that about him

So John Tortorella hates Twitter. Surprised? Of course not. Here’s what he had to say (courtesy of Ben Kuzma from the Province): It’s the most narcissistic thing I’ve ever seen. I’m not going to handcuff them and treat them like little kids. There’d better be no information come out of the locker room with that damn […]

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John Tortorella is the right choice to be the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks

John Tortorella is the man that is most well suited to become the next head coach of the Vancouver Canucks. I will admit, this opinion took me a while to come around on. Tortorella is loud, rude, and has a temper. He is everything that Mike Gillis isn’t (style-wise anyway), but the man can coach. […]

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Rob’s Big Canucks Coaching Candidates List

The search to replace AV is now more than two weeks old and judging by the rumblings from insiders like Jason Botchford from the Province, the list of candidates is starting to become a little bit clearer. It sounds like Mike Gillis may take his time with this hiring, and will be interviewing a bunch […]

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