Team USA coach John Tortorella explains his all-or-nothing style

Sep 28, 2015 1749

By Josh Cooper

Team USA World Cup general manager Dean Lombardi picked John Tortorella as the squad's head coach for four clear and obvious reasons. 1. Tortorella's track record of success as a Stanley Cup champion and the winningest American born coach in the NHL

Tortorella has an understanding of his players as an NHL coach and Lombardi believed that was a major reason why Tortorella has been successful. "That's one thing a coach has a feel for that goes well beyond a strategy," he said.

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