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We are all Tortorella

It was like watching a WWE Royal Rumble when the Kings and “Burrard Street Bullies” went at it on Monday. By now, you have seen, heard and debated all of the incidents that took place, so I won’t rehash each one in detail here. Was the game a moral victory? What exactly constitutes a “moral […]

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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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Ian Predicts the Pacific Division

Ian Lusher is back for his second article with RobTheHockeyGuy. Follow Ian on Twitter at @IanLusher It’s that time of year where the experts prognosticate where teams will end up in their respective divisions for the upcoming season.  I’ve never been called an expert, but I have been labelled an unbiased homer from time to […]

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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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