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Canucks Coach Tortorella Banned 15 Days For Outburst

Max Workouts "Mr. Tortorella's actions in attempting to enter the Calgary Flames locker room ... were both dangerous and an embarrassment to the League," said the NHL's vice president of hockey operations, Colin Campbell. "Coaches in the NHL bear the responsibility of providing leadership, even when emotions run high, and Mr. Tortorella failed in his responsibility to the game." Tortorella, an American, was angry with Hartley because he decided to start his fourth line for the opening faceoff. Tortorella put out his enforcers and defenseman Kevin Bieksa moved up to take the opening faceoff and immediately started fighting with Kevin Westgarth of the Flames. That spread to the other eight skaters, sparking a line brawl that lasted several minutes. Head coach Bob Hartley of the Calgary Flames, seen during a NHL game at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale muscle building No one was seriously injured as the Canucks won the game 3-2 in a shootout.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/canucks-coach-tortorella-banned-15-days-outburst-013830823--nhl.html

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