FILE - In this May 13, 2013, file photo, New York Rangers head coach John Tortorella, top rear, looks on from behind the bench during the second period of Game 7 first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series against the Washington Capitals in Washington. The Vancouver Canucks hired Tortorella to be their new coach on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Tortorella was recently fired by the Rangers after they lost to the Boston Bruins in the playoffs in five games. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
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The Vancouver Canucks hired John Tortorella to be their new coach on Tuesday.Tortorella was recently fired by the New York Rangers after they lost to the Boston Bruins in the playoffs in five games.