There was much anticipation for last night’s meeting between the Vancouver Canucks and New York Rangers for one obvious reason: the first showdown between head coaches John Tortorella and Alain Vigneault since taking over as new bench bosses of their respective clubs. Despite it being a preseason game, there was an undeniable buzz in the city, in the arena, and of course, on Twitter. Thus, after the Canucks 5-0 win, I put a simple question out to the fans: “Why is Torts a better coach for the Canucks (right now) than AV?” A couple of quick notes: I would have...
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