Since being hired by the Columbus Blue Jackets John Tortorella has seemed to be a kinder, gentler coach.
The blow ups and battles with the media don’t seem to happen as much. We don’t get as many rants.
He just does not seem as angry all the time.
Losing 7-2 at home to the Edmonton Oilers, however, might change a few things.
That it was happened to the Blue Jackets on Tuesday night and Tortorella was in no mood to answer question about the game.
His press conference consisted of him stepping to the podium, saying there is no point in answering questions about the game, then leaving.
Here it is in all of its glory.
The only question we have: Is this shorter than the night he said the New York Rangers “sucked from head to toe?”
(Oddly enough, that game was also against the Edmonton Oilers).
That press conference lasted, roughly, 14 seconds from the time he started talking until the time he walked away (and also included the line “I know you have a job to do”).
Tonight’s comes in at just around 12 seconds. So we might have a record for the shortest John Tortorella press conference of all time.