John Tortorella vs. The Media: Round Two

March 26th, 2010 by Broadway Hockey Daily Leave a reply »
Earlier this season, John Tortorella had a run-in with NY Post writer Larry Brooks, seen here, and last night Torts had another run-in—this time with Journal News writer Rick Carpiniello after Carp questioned his overtime strategy.

This entire ordeal started on March 8 after the Rangers had lost two-out-of-three games in overtime and on his blog Carpiniello suggested that Tortorella was being too passive with the Rangers during overtime. He recommended that Tortorella try something that he did back while he was the head coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning, use three forwards during overtime.

After last night’s overtime win against the Devils, Carpiniello mentioned his idea to Tortorella and it didn’t go over well. Here’s more from Carpiniello’s blog :

So I asked Tortorella after the game tonight (after he started Christensen and Gaborik for the OT), if he ever considered using three forwards in OT, something, by the way, that he did in Tampa.

“No, Carpy. No,” he said, ...

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