Tampa Bay Lightning defeat New York Rangers, 5-1

TAMPA - John Tortorella has always been a nakedly emotional coach, but if any of those emotions have anything to do with the fact that he will be coaching a game at the St. Pete Times Forum Friday, he isn't tipping his hand.

Tortorella will be behind the visitors' bench at a rink he called home for seven seasons when his Rangers take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in search of their third straight win. And standing in a hallway Thursday not far from where he held the Stanle...

TAMPA - They didn't need a video montage to prove that John Tortorella has seen better days in this place.

With his five-year-old glory days playing on the big screen above him, Tortorella watched his present-day team take a pounding from his former one, a 5-1 humbling in his return to Tampa that ended the Rangers' win "streak" at a very modest two games and was, Tortorella said, "probably our worst game we've played all year long."

There was a time when Tortorella w...