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Torts' fiery nature should inject life into Rangers; but what about Avery?

Updated: February 23, 2009, 10:24 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

At least John Tortorella won't have to worry about one thing in his return to behind an NHL bench -- no need to throw his goalie under the bus through the media every night.

He inherits one of the best in Henrik Lundqvist after melting down on several occasions over the series of vagabond replacements the Tampa Bay Lightning found for departed Nikolai Khabibulin after the 2004-05 lockout.

"That's one of the great parts of all this, I think Torts will be thrilled because that's ...

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