Tortorella fined $20000 for ripping Penguins

The NHL continued to prove incapable of making any kind of rational decision today, fining John Tortorella $20K for his post-game comments after the Pittsburgh Penguins victory over the New York Rangers Thursday night.

John Tortorella, coach of the New York Rangers hockey team, was fined a hefty $20000 for his critical remarks regarding the Pittsburgh Penguins. In.

Well, look, we'll never be friends with the New York Rangers, nor, for that matter, John Tortorella. But from the sounds of it, he and Peter Laviolette seem to have more in common than their win totals as American-born coaches.

That's a goal even coach John Tortorella — who has made it his mission all season long to make his team focus on nothing but the next game — admitted was worth thinking about. “We want to win that hockey game,” he said. “It's our last game before we

But the rivalry continues to blister, as Rangers coach John Tortorella fired back at Devils coach Pete DeBoer on Tuesday after practice. Tortorella was livid that DeBoer started his fourth line of fighters — Eric Boulton, Ryan Carter and Cam Janssen