Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Lancer » Fri Jun 28, 2013 10:02 am

BurningBeard wrote:
dbr wrote:
Lancer wrote:I look forward to finding out what 'whiny stars' are in the Western Conference according to Torts.
Five games a year against Jumbo and the Sharks could get interesting..
I'm pretty sure he's a Thornton fan, I don't think he'd say anything bad about him.

See, "heck of a player", he's obviously a favorite.
...until he sees the whiny puke 5 times a season vice once or twice. It amazes me how some folks (the media are the worst) pull semen out of their asses to describe players from a different conference that they only see up close once or twice every two years. Torts no doubt saw Olympic Thornton, but other than that?
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Hockey Widow » Fri Jun 28, 2013 12:30 pm

ORCA wrote:
dbr wrote:
Lancer wrote:I look forward to finding out what 'whiny stars' are in the Western Conference according to Torts.
Five games a year against Jumbo and the Sharks could get interesting..
Jonathan. Toews.

Toews now has two Cups. He can whine all he wants, he's earned the right.
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Aaronp18 » Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:38 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:
ORCA wrote: Jonathan. Toews.
Toews now has two Cups. He can whine all he wants, he's earned the right.
Yeah, now he can just plug his ears with those things and he won't hear anything anyways.

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:46 pm

Two cups and counting. The kid is still very young aand there's a couple good forward prospects coming up for the Hawks as well.

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by ODB » Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:47 pm

Hockey Widow wrote:

Toews now has two Cups. He can whine all he wants, he's earned the right.
I have no idea if this is accurate or bullshit but...

Some dude watched both guys win a championship. He kept track of how many times Lebron and Jonathon said the words I and we. The results...

I hate the Hawks, but Toews, how can you not respect this guy!

Though crowd surfing?? Gotta remember, he's a young dude still.


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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by ORCA » Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:04 pm

He's a good captain and has success, and I'd absolutely want him on my team. None of that cancels out that he is still a whiner.
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Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Jun 28, 2013 2:21 pm

Strangelove wrote: And let's see he was one of the most successful NHL player agents ever.

How many millions do you think he made widdat.... Todd.

LOL @ "Gillis fears being fired"! :lol:

The guy could buy his own franchise at this point if he wanted to!

Well a team like the Islanders at least. :mrgreen:
If Gillis has the capital, he should buy his own team and make himself the GM. Cuz the Canucks are fucked because of him. Even with a new coach and with the new division alignments, the Nucks will be lucky to make the playoffs next season. Coaching is not the problem. At least the Isles have some great young players to build around, then Gillis can screw them by adding useless high priced players like booth, baltard to the roster. :lol:

Wait, but then again, buying a team and making himself GM is too ballzy/gutsy of a move and is not the MO of MG. :mrgreen:

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Strangelove » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:48 pm

Todd Bersnoozi wrote: If Gillis has the capital, he should buy his own team and make himself the GM. Cuz the Canucks are fucked because of him. Even with a new coach and with the new division alignments, the Nucks will be lucky to make the playoffs next season. Coaching is not the problem. At least the Isles have some great young players to build around, then Gillis can screw them by adding useless high priced players like booth, baltard to the roster. :lol:

Wait, but then again, buying a team and making himself GM is too ballzy/gutsy of a move and is not the MO of MG. :mrgreen:
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Rumsfeld » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:58 pm

Todd Bersnoozi wrote: Cuz :
:lol:

Are those extra two letters that big a deal Todd?

I liked where you were going with it up until there...

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A teacher would never do that BTW. Even these days.
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Todd Bersnoozi » Fri Jun 28, 2013 11:31 pm

Rumsfeld wrote:
Todd Bersnoozi wrote: Cuz :
:lol:

Are those extra two letters that big a deal Todd?

A teacher would never do that BTW. Even these days.
I know. I wouldn't write like that in school. Only informal stuff like msg boards, facebooking, texting and computer geek stuff. :P

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by ODB » Sat Jun 29, 2013 6:51 am

I like this one too...

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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by rats19 » Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:27 am

Kapil no like lebron dissing.... Lol
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by SKYO » Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:22 pm

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Glen Gulutzan is a strong candidate to be an assistant coach to John Tortorella with the Canucks.
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Uncle dans leg » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:08 pm

Todd Bersnoozi wrote:
Rumsfeld wrote:
Todd Bersnoozi wrote: Cuz :
:lol:

Are those extra two letters that big a deal Todd?

A teacher would never do that BTW. Even these days.
I know. I wouldn't write like that in school. Only informal stuff like msg boards, facebooking, texting and computer geek stuff. :P
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Re: Vancouver Canucks hire coach John Tortorella

Post by Jovocop » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:16 am

Reading this blurb, I would say that Tortorella >>>>> Keenan...

http://en.khl.ru/news/2013/08/06/25200.html
As you said, you worked with John Tortorella. Tell us how you remember that era.
Even though he’s a hockey man through-and-through and a true professional, for him family always comes first. He was always telling us that while we should regard the game, the team as very important it must not be at the expense of our families. There was one occasion, just after my wife had given birth, and I was spending a lot of time with her, helping her, and this time I overslept. It was during the play-offs and we were to meet at six, and I woke up at 5:55. I jumped up, got dressed in a couple of seconds and hurried off to the arena. I was still late, but when I walked in John just asked me how things were with my wife and child

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