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Video- “We Need To Change The Complexion Of Our Hockey Club” -John Tortorella

Some strong words from Coach Tortorella post-game after a 2-0 loss to the Wings last night.

 

from Jason Botchford of the Vancouver Province,

It is true players with no-trade clauses get traded in the NHL, and it happens regularly. But everyone saw how difficult dealing Roberto Luongo was, although his contract does create unique challenges in a possible deal.

For good players with no-trades, like Alex Edler, Ryan Kesler, and Kevin Bieksa, it’s challenging to find good fits but hardly impossible.

The team was closing in on an Edler-to-Detroit deal at the draft and the minute that fell through, people close to the situation predicted it was something which could be re-visited this season. The suggestion being Edler would be willing to waive his no-trade to come to Detroit.

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awould's avatar

maybe they need to change the complexion of their coach

Posted by awould on 02/04/14 at 10:07 AM ET

Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit's avatar

maybe they need to change the complexion of their coach

Posted by awould on 02/04/14 at 10:07 AM ET

I saw the interview last night. Torts needs to resign.

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from Pa.-made in Detroit on 02/04/14 at 12:21 PM ET

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