Category: John Tortorella

Henrik Lundqvist Discusses the New York Rangers’ Inconsistent Start to the Shortened NHL Season

Monday, February 11th, 2013

One year after posting the best record in the Eastern Conference, the New York Rangers are off to a slow start to kick off the abbreviated 2013 NHL regular season. But this is a veteran team with one of the league's top goaltenders, and as they slowly appear to be ...

John Tortorella on NHL Lockout Ending: “We’re Really Anxious; We’re not Trying to do too Much in a Short Period of Time”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

After 113 days of enduring a long and frustrating lockout, John Tortorella is anxious to start the NHL season when it likely returns in a week and a half. With a shortened 48-game season comes unpredictability, but the Rangers head coach isn't going to make excuses for his team. Tortorella ...

John Tortorella is Pissed Off About Rangers Facing Criticism for Defenders Blocking Shots

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

John Tortorella has never been one who was shy about blasting the media when he feels it is warranted. Most recently, the New York Rangers head coach was vocal about the way his team was being portrayed by the media in terms of their defensive style of blocking shots. Tortorella ...

John Tortorella Deals with the Pressure as the Rangers Open the Playoffs Against an Ottawa Team That Had Their Number This Season

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

For the first time since they they won the Stanley Cup in 1993-94, the New York Rangers enter the playoffs as Atlantic Division champions. But as a result, there's a lot of pressure in Manhattan. The Rangers haven't won a playoff series since before the 2008 arrival of head coach ...