Blue Jackets signal coach John Tortorella to extension through 2018-19

The Columbus Blue Jackets have arrive at terms with head coach John Tortorella over a one-year deal extension that Christopher Tanev Jersey should see him stay at the rear of the bench by way of the 2018-19 NHL season.Tortorella very first joined the Blue Jackets on Oct. 21, 2015, changing Todd Richards. In 75 video games underneath the 59-year-old, Columbus went 34-33-8 and mi sed the playoffs in 2015-16. Neverthele s, Tortorella was capable to guide the Blue Jackets back again to the playoffs for that initial time since 2014 this past time which has a 50-24-8 history, buoyed by a 16-game succe sful streak that ran from Nov. 29-Jan. three. He received the Jack Adams Award this calendar year for the extraordinary one-season turnaround he a sisted enact, inspite of slipping in just five game titles in the very first round in the playoffs on the Pittsburgh Penguins.John Tortorella and his coaching personnel have completed a fantastic position considering that his arrival approximately two years back, claimed typical manager Jarmo Kekalainen inside of a a sertion. He is among the top coaches inside our recreation and we’re enthusiastic about what lies ahead for our club with John as our head mentor.Columbus Henrik Sedin Jersey may be the fourth NHL club Tortorella has had the opportunity to mentor. He’s coached the Tampa Bay Lightning, New york Rangers and Vancouver Canucks up to now, winning a Stanley Cup along with the Lightning in 2004.