John Tortorella

WATCH: Brian Burke Tells Canucks Coach To 'Shut Your Mouth'

CP | Donna Spencer, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Calgary Flames interim general manager Brian Burke defended his head coach Monday and said Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella "oug...

WATCH: Sedin Scores Twice, Leaves On A Stretcher

CP | Joshua Clipperton, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A miserable season for the Vancouver Canucks ended with a scary incident on Sunday night.Daniel Sedin scored twice before leaving the game...

WATCH: Torts Gets Auto-Tuned

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

He's baaaaaaaack! Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella is officially back in the rink after a 15 day suspension, and with his return comes ...

Fans Stand Behind Angry Coach

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

John Tortorella has the support of Vancouver Canucks fans despite an outburst that landed him a 15-day suspension by the National Hockey League. Ac...

Free The Torts T-Shirt!

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Vancouver Canucks have shut down an online business producing T-shirts that show support for suspended coach John Tortorella. Construction work...

Canucks Coach Suspended

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL suspended Vancouver Canucks coach John Tortorella without pay for 15 days and six games on Monday for his conduct after a bra...

'He's Always Got Our Back'

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks prepared Monday to play without their coach and captain for the foreseeable future.Coach John Tortorella was suspend...

Canucks Coach Faces League Hearing

CBC | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

John Tortorella is about to go to Round 2, but this time his opponent isn't the Calgary Flames.  Instead, the Vancouver Canucks head coach will hav...

WATCH: Canucks, Flames Start Game With A Brawl

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It hasn't been a good week for the Vancouver Canucks. The team limped home after a three-game winless road trip that included a 9-1 drubbing at the ha...

Canucks Coach Tortorella's PR Grade

Rachel Thexton | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Rachel Thexton

In a top NHL hockey market, there is nothing a Vancouver Canucks player or coach does on or off the ice that goes unnoticed by the city's sports media. During the recent off-season, Vancouver headlines focused on the new "man in charge", coach John Tortorella, a man known for his impatient and often volatile relationship with sports media. From screaming and swearing at reporters to his aggressive approach in post game media scrums, Tortorella has earned a reputation with those in the press box. So how has the NHL coach handled the tenacious Vancouver sports media so far?

'If You're A Good Loser, You're A Loser'

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

John Tortorella met the media on Tuesday as the new Vancouver Canucks coach with none of the verbal fireworks that have characterized his previous pre...

Here We Go..

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - John Tortorella was surprised the subject did not come up in the first question, but he did not get angry or yell.Yes, the new Vancouver C...

Torts' Vancouver Return Divides Fans

CP | Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

RICHMOND, B.C. - If this was the beginning of the John Tortorella era in Vancouver, it was an inauspicious start.Tortorella arrived at Vancouver Inter...

The Canucks' Next Coach?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia

One of the NHL's most fiery personalities is in Vancouver to interview for the Canucks' head coaching position. John Tortorella, the Stanley Cup-wi...