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    Tortorella Says Words — Totally Not Scandalous Ones — About Anthony Duclair

    "Everyone says you should be a good loser. If you’re a good loser, you’re a loser."
    - John Tortorella


    "Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence."
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    At least he didn’t shit his pants
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    Quote Originally Posted by josh View Post
    At least he didn’t shit his pants

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    I have no issue with this.

    They just talked about it on Chiclets and on 31 thoughts. There's the way the game is played in Jrs or AHL, and the way the game is played in the NHL. You have a responsibility away from the puck or even with the puck in a danger area in the NHL, and you can get away things if you're Malkin...Not if you're Duclair.

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    And people were upset when he was traded
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    “Unloads” is a really strong word. He basically said he’s not sure why Duclair isn’t getting the message.

    I love how the tweet says “In his hometown, no less” as if that matters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ThirtyONE View Post
    “Unloads” is a really strong word. He basically said he’s not sure why Duclair isn’t getting the message.

    I love how the tweet says “In his hometown, no less” as if that matters.
    There are several more tweets, it's not nearly as scandalous as Phil's click-bait thread title.

    https://twitter.com/ArponBasu/status...12736976506881

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    "Tortorella Says Words — Totally Not Scandalous Ones — About Anthony Duclair"

    Better?
    "Everyone says you should be a good loser. If you’re a good loser, you’re a loser."
    - John Tortorella


    "Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence."
    - Christopher Hitchens

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phil in Absentia View Post
    "Tortorella Says Words — Totally Not Scandalous Ones — About Anthony Duclair"

    Better?
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    I actually think that's a better title. I'm gonna go with it.
    "Everyone says you should be a good loser. If you’re a good loser, you’re a loser."
    - John Tortorella


    "Never be a spectator of unfairness or stupidity. Seek out argument and disputation for their own sake; the grave will supply plenty of time for silence."
    - Christopher Hitchens

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    When we traded him he had 19 NHL games under his belt, and it was reasonable to believe that he was a valuable commodity who would learn the game at the NHL level. What did Brooks call him, the "Duke of Broadway" or something?! I wouldn't be surprised if he gets a chance with a fifth NHL team after Torts chews him up and spits him out, if Columbus hasn't spat Torts out first... I don't think these comments presage a return to post game press conference melt downs... yet. It will take coaching a team sans Pananrin and Bobo that misses the playoffs by 10 points to do that.

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    There were lots of people calling for us to pick him back up as a FA last summer, saying he was a good fit for the rebuild. Sounds like he would have had a season ticket to the Quinn Bin.

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    Typical Tortorella speak. Who cares what he has to say? Guy is a boob!

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    Wasn’t sure why the rangers moved him so quickly when they did but now I’m glad they. Though I can’t remember what we got for him at the moment


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    Quote Originally Posted by So Nashty View Post
    Wasn’t sure why the rangers moved him so quickly when they did but now I’m glad they. Though I can’t remember what we got for him at the moment


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    Torts off his meds again? Sure, he says some funny shit (his pants) every once in a while. BTBH? It's getting old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 4EverRangerFrank View Post
    Torts off his meds again? Sure, he says some funny shit (his pants) every once in a while. BTBH? It's getting old.
    What part of what he said do you take issue with

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    The most important question is surely "what does Don Cherry think about all this".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete View Post
    What part of what he said do you take issue with
    Its no longer what he said that bothers me now. I can no longer get past the arrogance and his (seeming) inability to outsmart the person asking him dumb questions...if in fact they are dumb or designed to simply raise his ire and illicit a reaction. Like Don Cherry's act, would you agree that Torts is getting a bit too predictable with his disdain for 'media?' He has to know that it's part of the job by now.

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