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John Tortorella (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images) and Brad Richards  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Torts Has ‘Damaged’ Relationship With Richards; Regrets How It Played Out

“It kills me, it kills me,” Tortorella told TSN. “That kid there … that kid there, I grew up with him. I learned a lot from him in Tampa. We grew up together in Tampa. I don’t know where (the relationship) went.”


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Patrick Kane Wins Conn Smythe Trophy

A year ago, the Chicago Blackhawks had to answer questions about Patrick Kane’s maturity.


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Hartnett: Captain Clutch Delivers — Ryan Callahan Catapults Rangers Into Playoffs

Callahan always seems to be the man who thrives in moments when the pressure is cranked to the highest. It’s not a coincidence if you perform under pressure time and time again.


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Bruins Trade Veteran Goalie Tim Thomas To Isles For Conditional Second-Round Pick

Veteran goalie Tim Thomas, who has said he won’t play this season, was traded by the Boston Bruins to the New York Islanders on Thursday for a conditional second-round draft choice either next year or in 2015.


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Silverman: Tortorella Has Strong Case For NHL Coaching Honors

Rangers head coach John Tortorella is one of three candidates for the NHL’s Jack Adams Trophy that goes to the best head coach in the league. It is not the award he wanted to receive.