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"John Tortorella was on my staff for the Olympics in 2010. He's a good guy. I don't know what's going on in his head, but you know what? Shut your mouth and worry about your team. Leave my coach alone."

-Brian Burke of the Calgary Flames on Vancouver head coach John Tortorella.  

Tortorella made a few comments about Bob Hartley last night and you can read all about in a piece from the CP at TSN.

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Fat Lady's avatar

I never thought it would be so easy to get Tortorella’s skin but, I think all Heartly has to do is show up after that 4th line incident. Honestly early in the season Torts made it a point to push the toughness of the Sedins, they’ve just had a rough season.  All high profile players are gonna take tough hits that’s what you got your goons for. Tortorella needs to find his center and get right. HA Burk that’s a whole nother bag of nuts. He’s spot on here.

Posted by Fat Lady from U.S.A. Pittsfield, Ma. on 04/14/14 at 06:56 PM ET

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Tortorella is a joke of a coach.  Hopefully team’s realize this after he is done in vancouver and just let him fade into the distance.

Posted by gretzky_to_lemieux on 04/14/14 at 07:05 PM ET

Chet's avatar

One ridiculous blowhard making comments about another ridiculous blowhards comments? The universe just exploded.

Posted by Chet from twitter: thegansen on 04/14/14 at 07:29 PM ET

Iggy_Rules's avatar

I never thought I would agree with something Burke said, but Trtorella has found a way to get it done. Thanks Torts, I don’t hate my team’s GM as much today as I did yesterday.

Posted by Iggy_Rules from Calgary, Canada on 04/15/14 at 08:54 AM ET

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