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John Tortorella

Player Facts
  • Position
    RW
  • Height
    5'9" / 175 cm
  • Weight
    174 lbs / 79 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Brother : Jim Tortorella

Team Staff profile of John Tortorella also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1978-79 Univ. of Maine NCAA II - 13 19 32 - |
1979-80 Univ. of Maine NCAA 31 14 22 36 71 |
1980-81 Univ. of Maine NCAA 34 12 30 42 62 |
1981-82 Kristianstads IK Division 3 - - - - - |
1982-83 Hampton Roads Gulls ACHL 1 1 0 1 2 |
Erie Golden Blades ACHL 12 2 10 12 4 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 10
1983-84 Erie Golden Blades ACHL 64 25 37 62 77 |
Nashville South Stars ACHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 18
1984-85 Virginia Lancers ACHL 63 33 54 87 66 | Playoffs 4 3 4 7 0
1985-86 Virginia Lancers ACHL 60 37 59 96 153 | Playoffs 5 1 3 4 60
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1986-87 Virginia Lancers ACHL Head Coach
1987-88 Virginia Lancers AAHL Head Coach
1988-89 New Haven Nighthawks AHL Asst. Coach
1989-90 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1990-91 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres NHL Asst. Coach
1995-96 Rochester Americans AHL Head Coach
1996-97 Rochester Americans AHL Head Coach
1997-98 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
1998-99 Phoenix Coyotes NHL Asst. Coach
1999-00 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
New York Rangers NHL Head Coach Interim (4 games)
2000-01 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach Hired mid-season
2001-02 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2002-03 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2003-04 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2004-05 USA WC Asst. Coach
2005-06 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2006-07 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
2007-08 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach
USA WC Head Coach
2008-09 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach
2009-10 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach
2010-11 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach
2011-12 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach
2012-13 New York Rangers NHL Head Coach Fired mid-season
2013-14 Vancouver Canucks NHL Head Coach
2015-16 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach Replaced Todd Richards midseason
2016-17 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
USA WCup Head Coach
2017-18 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
2018-19 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
ACHL 200 98 160 258 1.29 302 0 | 18 5 8 13 0.72 88 0
Division 3 0 0 0 0 - 0 |
NCAA 65 26 52 78 1.20 133 0 |
NCAA II 0 13 19 32 - 0 0 |
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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Maine

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