“I don’t play the I’m-the-boss card. The guys know all the work I do to get us ready and because they’re smart, they know I’ve earned the respect here. I’m doing the job so they can be successful. Players seek that. If I see they’re putting in an honest effort, I’ll be in their corner.”
We’ll get to see those polar opposite coaching styles tonight when AV returns to Vancouver.
It’s a Brooksie and Torts reunion in Vancouver today, as seen in this photo from this morning.
We spoke with New York Post reporter Larry Brooks about his sometimes heated encounters with John Tortorella. Watch the video here.
“I need to make sure I stay on top of things. If you’re looking for a positive, it’s a time to get into even better shape than I was. I have to look forward to something and it’s getting into even better shape.”
After being nailed by Torts post-game on Tuesday (even though he wasn’t playing due to his suspension), he said he’ll take time off to get into better shape.
Did I want to leave? No. I was told to leave and I left. It’s part of the game. I’m knee-deep in it here.
Sorry, Canucks fans, but it looks like the Blues are taking their first ever Cup home this year.
The EA Sports NHL 14 simulation has them winning against the Penguins and the Canucks out in the first round.
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