Tag Archives: John Tortorella
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
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
Discussion Of “The Blueprint Game” And The Corresponding Capitals Downturn
You might ask yourself, what’s the value in pinpointing a specific game or set of games that might accurately represent a demarcation point or a change in trajectory of a team’s performance. If a team is struggling, the reasoning and … Continue reading
Blue Jackets Coach John Tortorella Fined $20,000 For Comments Made Following Sunday’s Game
Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been fined $20,000 for comments following the Blackhawks and Blue Jackets game on Columbus on Sunday, Dec. 29, the National Hockey League announced today.
Playoff Drama: Early Storylines Through the First Couple of Playoff Games
After two games of each playoff series, the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs are looking a bit unpredictable. Continue reading
In the Middle Of November Home Cooking, the Capitals Look to Extend Their Win Streak Versus Columbus
The Washington Capitals face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first time since the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Continue reading
Game 6 Preview: Capitals Look To Close Out Columbus
Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals can advance to Round 2 to play the Pittsburgh Penguins for the third consecutive season, but first, they will have to win one more game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The game will be telecasted … Continue reading
Finishing the Job: The Capitals Will Look to Shut Down the Blue Jackets in Game 6
After a thrilling overtime win on Saturday night, the Washington Capitals have now taken their first lead in their first round playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets that they earlier trailed 2-0. Now up 3-2 in a series many … Continue reading
After a Dismal Third Period, Trotz was Pleased with Leadership Shown in Overtime
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP The Washington Capitals entered Saturday afternoon’s Game 5 contest with the Columbus Blue Jackets with the series deadlocked at two games apiece. The first two periods of Game 5 was a back and fourth affair. Then in … Continue reading
Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?
What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading