John Tortorella

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John Robert Tortorella (born June 24, 1958 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American ice hockey coach.

He coached the Tampa Bay Lightning and won both the Jack Adams Award and the Stanley Cup, with the Lightning, in 2004. He most recently coached the New York Rangers from February 23, 2009 to May 29, 2013. He was fired by the Rangers after a disappointing playoff run.[1]

NHL coaching record[change | edit source]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
G W L T OTL Pts Finish W L Win % Result
NYR 1999–00* 4 0 3 1 - 1 4th in Atlantic (73 Pts.) -- -- -- -
TB 2000–01* 43 12 17 1 3 28 5th in Southeast (59 Pts.) -- -- -- -
TB 2001–02 82 27 40 11 4 69 3rd in Southeast -- -- -- -
TB 2002–03 82 36 25 16 5 93 1st in Southeast 5 6 .455 Lost East Semifinals
TB 2003–04 82 46 22 8 6 106 1st in Southeast 16 7 .696 Stanley Cup Champions
TB 2005–06 82 43 33 - 6 92 2nd in Southeast 1 4 .200 Lost East Quarterfinals
TB 2006–07 82 44 33 - 5 93 2nd in Southeast 2 4 .333 Lost East Quarterfinals
TB 2007–08 82 31 42 - 9 71 5th in Southeast -- -- -- -
NYR 2008–09* 21 12 7 - 2 26 4th in Atlantic (95 Pts.) 3 4 .429 Lost East Quarterfinals
NYR 2009-10 42 20 17 - 5 35 3rd in Atlantic -- -- -- -
Total 595 267 238 37 43 27 25 .519

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