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USA John Tortorella

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Staff Facts
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Age
65
Nation
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
2-time NHL Coach of the Year (Jack Adams Award) 2
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Brother: Jim Tortorella

History
- 2015-10-21 • Named Head Coach by the Columbus Blue Jackets (succeeded Todd Richards)
- 2015-09-21 • Named World Cup Head Coach by Team USA
- 2014-05-01 • Fired by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2013-06-25 • Named Head Coach by the Vancouver Canucks
- 2013-05-29 • Fired by the New York Rangers
- 2009-02-23 • Named Head Coach by the New York Rangers (succeeded Tom Renney)
- 2001-01-06 • Named Head Coach by the Tampa Bay Lightning (succeeded Steve Ludzik)

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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 Asst. Coach
Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Head Coach Replaced Steve Ludzik on January 7
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
2014-15 Not active as staff
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
2019-20 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
2020-21 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL Head Coach
2021-22 Not active as staff
2022-23 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head Coach
2023-24 Philadelphia Flyers NHL Head Coach

John Tortorella 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* -* |
Virginia Lancers 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 -
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