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Not the same old Tortorella

Some things never change, but new Canucks coach is learning to adjust

Updated: October 31, 2013, 5:08 PM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPN.com

John Tortorella is not ever going to be a guy who lets a cell phone ring during one of his news conferences. He's not going to field questions about the opposing team, nor will he indulge anyone simply looking for canned clichés or mindless television sound bites.

He's not going sugarcoat his criticism of players or substitute family-friendly euphemisms for his abrasive outbursts behind the bench. But after all the criticism he earned for his brash, unforgiving coaching style -- one ...

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