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NHL News and Notes from Friday, June 17th, 2022


  • The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they have hired John Tortorella as their new head coach.
    • Tortorella becomes the 13rd coach in Flyers franchise history.
    • Tortorella last coached for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and has also coached the New York Rangers, Vancouver Canucks, and Tampa Bay Lightning.
    • Tortorella won the Stanley Cup in 2004 with Tampa Bay, and is a two-time Jack Adams Award winner.

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Game Recaps

  • None

Today’s Games

  • TB v. COL – 8p ET – Game 2

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • NHL brings in sign language interpreter for commissioner (AP via Yahoo!)
  • MacKinnon the ‘driving force’ in Avalanche’s charge for the Cup (SportsNet)
  • Avalanche study Maple Leafs series in attempt to solve Lightning (SportsNet)
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