Report: John Tortorella to be fired Thursday

The Hockey News
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(Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images Sport)

Reports out of Vancouver indicate coach John Tortorella will be fired Thursday after just one year as coach for the Canucks. This follows the firing of former GM Mike Gillis who was let go earlier in April.

With Tortorella at the helm Vancouver finished third-worst in the Western Conference and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008.

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