Thread: Larry Brooks: Torts is out of control
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02-14-2010, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Bluenote13 View Post
I'm no Brooks fan, but i agree that Torts shouldnt have done that in public. In fact I didn't think it was necessary at all, that WAS a borderline call on Del Z, glad he stuck up for himself, NHL refs are so testy.

But of course, its one incident this year, if he does it again then Larry would have a point.

If it were Avery would Torts have reacted the same way?
Please. Del Zotto should have kept his ****ing mouth shut. Tortorella was right to berate him. It will make him a better player in the long run. Tortorella has given Del Zotto tons of ice time and a lot of respect for a 19 year old kid.

Tough love is sometimes the best form of love. I would have done the same thing that Tortorella did.

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