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New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella has been known around the NHL as a bold coach with a fiery temper and an immense passion for the game. He is also known as a coach who holds players accountable for their actions and overall play.

This is the same coach that arrived in Tampa Bay in the 2000-01 season and stripped the captaincy away from star Vincent Lecavalier and later had even benched Lecavalier for a poor defensive performance.

Everyone knows Tortorella isnÆt afraid to bench a player or two in order to make a statement, but where has this accountability been with the mess that is the Rangers?

Instead of making an example out of one of the many struggling/inconsistent veteran players on the team, Torts has chosen to make a statement with rookie defen ...

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Article written by Rob Cristino

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