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  1. NHL - Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella suspended 15 days

    Scott Burnside

    Quite simply, John Tortorella has no business engaging the Flames in their space and he knows that, or should have. Now he's paying the price -- as is his team, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  2. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Business as usual for New York Rangers...

    Scott Burnside

    New York Rangers coach John Tortorella has put himself on the line by benching his highest-paid player, but that is exactly where he's spent most of his coaching career, writes Scott Burnside.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2012
  3. 2011 NHL free agency: John Tortorella draws Brad Richards to New ...

    Scott Burnside

    Brad Richards decided in the end that he would take his considerable talents to Broadway and the familiarity of the man who helped Richards earn his one and only Stanley Cup ring, head coach John Tortorella.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  4. Rangers beat by clock, but not by Caps

    Scott Burnside

    Before Game 3, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella had lamented the lack of good fortune or good bounces his team had enjoyed through the first two games of their first-round series with the Washington Capitals. Well, the Rangers showed th...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  5. Stanley Cup playoffs: Washington Capitals' sloppy play gives New ...

    Scott Burnside

    New York's dramatic 3-2 victory had two faces: a smiling Rangers' face and a Capitals' face that gave away far too much.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2011
  6. Rangers hope for luck to turn in Game 3

    Scott Burnside

    NEW YORK -- New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella said Sunday the same lineup would be on the ice in the hopes of breaking their goose egg against the Washington Capitals. And he's hoping for some of the good fortune that the Caps have enjoyed ...

    Blog | April 17, 2011
  7. Rangers 'not discouraged' by Game 2 loss

    Scott Burnside

    We like to cite Ken Hitchcock in this matter, but there are certainly others who have echoed the sentiment. The wisdom is that it's not a playoff series until a team wins on the road. And New York Rangers coach John Tortorella said he remains opti...

    Blog | April 16, 2011
  8. New York Rangers' Sean Avery returns for Game 2 vs. Washington Ca...

    Scott Burnside

    New York Rangers winger Sean Avery will make his 2011 playoff debut Friday night in Game 2 of the Rangers' opening-round series against the Washington Capitals.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2011
  9. Capitals' Mike Green sharp in return

    Scott Burnside

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Capitals defenseman Mike Green played 26:30, took four shots and blocked four shots in his first game since Feb. 25. "The game had to go to overtime," Green joked after. "I felt great once I got my legs and got comfortable p...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  10. New York Rangers' Ryan Callahan out Friday after fall vs. Flyers

    Scott Burnside

    Rangers leading scorer Ryan Callahan will miss Friday's game after taking a hard fall Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  11. Scott Burnside: Regardless of coach, Team USA faces tougher task ...

    Scott Burnside

    In the end, it may not matter who coaches the 2010 U.S. Olympic team. Team USA faces tougher tasks, like fielding the right mix of players that is capable of medaling in Vancouver.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2009
  12. Scott Burnside: John Tortorella's 'my way or no way' style seems ...

    Scott Burnside

    John Tortorella hasn't lost that "my way or no way" style of coaching, and it's a style the New York Rangers seem to have needed down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  13. Tom Renney talks about firing: 'I harbor no ill-will towards anyo...

    Scott Burnside

    It will come as no surprise to anyone who has dealt with former New York Rangers coach Tom Renney that one of the first things he did after being dismissed this week was send a text message to new coach John Tortorella. "I've offered up any kind of ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2009
  14. Tortorella will serve as head coach, Sullivan to assist

    Scott Burnside

    John Tortorella will serve as bench boss of the U.S. entry in the World Championships this spring with his assistant Mike Sullivan serving in a similar capacity, sources closes to the team told Thursday

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2008
  15. Goaltending, not coaching, reason for Bolts' exit

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside says let's be perfectly frank. The Bolts' goaltending was junk and a big reason for their early playoffs exit.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2006
  16. Sullivan to move in after Tortorella declines spot

    Scott Burnside

    Bruins coach Mike Sullivan will replace Tampa Bay coach John Tortorella on the U.S. men's Olympic hockey coaching staff after Tortorella declined the spot, has learned.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2005