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Former Blue Jackets, Rangers Coach John Tortorella Joins ESPN As Studio Analyst

Photo: NHL.com According to The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline, John Tortorella will join ESPN’s NHL coverage for the 2021-22 season as a studio analyst after the former Columbus Blue Jackets as their head coach and organization mutually agreed to part ways … Continue reading

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John Tortorella Will Not Return As Blue Jackets Coach Next Season

Photo by Dave Reginek via Getty Images The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Sunday afternoon that the organization and head coach John Tortorella have mutually agreed to part ways. The 62-year-old’s contract expires on July 28.

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Coaching Clashes: Pierre-Luc Dubois The Latest In Coach-Player Saga in John Tortorella’s Time In Columbus

Jerome Miron/USA Today Columbus Blue Jackets Head Coach John Tortorella is an accomplished NHL Head Coach, with a Stanley Cup win just one accomplishment on a resume that includes 657 wins (the most by an American-born NHL Head Coach), two … Continue reading

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Bruce Cassidy Wins The 2019-20 Jack Adams Award For Best Coach

The NHL announced on Wednesday evening that Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins won the 2019-20 Jack Adams Award.

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Fined $25,000 For Conduct During Media Availability on August 19

Photo: Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports The NHL announced on Tuesday afternoon that Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella has been fined $25,000 for his conduct during a media availability on August 19 following the team’s Game 5 loss to … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Walks Away From Postgame Media Availability After Two Questions

Screencap: Sportsnet After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 and elimination from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella pulled a very Tortorella thing to do during Wednesday’s postgame … Continue reading

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John Carlson Misses Practice, Team Off On Friday: The Latest From The Capitals Bubble In Toronto

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals returned to practice at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto Thursday afternoon following their 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday. The Capitals will be off on Friday, then hold two more practice sessions before … Continue reading

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Jack Adams Award Finalists Announced

NEW YORK (July 15, 2020) – Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins, John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Alain Vigneault of the Philadelphia Flyers are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Jack Adams Award, presented to the head coach who has “contributed the most to his team’s success,” the National Hockey … Continue reading

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Will Restarting the Season Be A Bigger Risk for Head Coaches Due to COVID-19?

NHL training camps are scheduled to open on July 10 at the designated home base (hub city) for each of the playoff teams, with playoffs anticipated to start sometime in August. One potential concern is that coaches could be very … Continue reading

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The NHL Pause Has Cooled Todd Reirden’s Hot Seat…For Now

The NHL paused its 2019-20 season back on March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As you may recall, just prior to the pause, many Capitals fans were calling for the Capitals to replace Todd Reirden, as the team continued … Continue reading

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