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Coach Tortorella Suspended One Game for Actions in Game Five

Published by on April 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

John Tortorella has now been suspended for one game by the National Hockey League, according to their website NHL.com.

He will now miss a very pivotal game on Sunday, April 25, at MSG, which could make or break the series for the New York Rangers. He was suspended for his actions after a fan allegedly threw a beer on him. He retaliated by squirting and then throwing a water bottle at a fan.

Colin Campbell, NHL director of Hockey Operations, had this to say: "We do not take this action lightly. It is the result of an entire day of investigation and evaluation that included the retrieval and review of videotape of the incident and discussions with Mr. Tortorella, other Rangers' bench personnel, and a number of other p...

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