All Encompassing Tortorella Thread Pt. II
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03-25-2013, 05:19 PM
Mr. Mojo Risin'
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Certain people respond well to a kick in the ass, and certain people respond poorly and need to be coddled to bring out their best. Since none of us know these guys personally, I'll defer to Torts' judgment on which guys are which type. Especially when the two guys are Richy who he's known for a long time and who has played his best hockey under Torts, and Stralsy who also has played his best hockey under Torts.
Also, just in general calling out a guy in this fashion is somewhat of a compliment. He's saying the guy is good enough to show even more.
Fair point, indeed. If he is going to use that method, however, I think he should keep it behind closed doors. It just looks odd to call out certain players to the media and not others.
Also, if Torts is coddling Richards, he needs some softer cradle rocks or something, because Brad is killing me.
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