Torts Fired

Everyone saw it coming. The Vancouver Canucks officially fired head coach John Tortorella on Thursday; assistant coach Mike Sullivan was also relieved of his duties, announced the NHL team. "Today we...

WATCH: Torts Gets Auto-Tuned

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 an hilarious — and surprisingly catchy — music video....

Fans Stand Behind Angry Coach

John Tortorella has the support of Vancouver Canucks fans despite an outburst that landed him a 15-day suspension by the National Hockey League. According to a new poll by Angus Reid Global , 57 per c...

Free The Torts T-Shirt!

The Vancouver Canucks have shut down an online business producing T-shirts that show support for suspended coach John Tortorella. Construction worker Treven LePage and web developer Dan Skology were t...

Canucks Coach Suspended

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 brawl between his team and the Calgary Flames.Tortore...

Canucks Coach Faces League Hearing

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 have an in-person hearing with the National Hockey Leag...
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Canucks Coach Tortorella's PR Grade

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'

John Tortorella met the media on Tuesday as the new Vancouver Canucks coach with none of the verbal fireworks that have characterized his previous press conferences, as social media users took a cauti...