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John Tortorella Calls Out One Of His Youngest And Most Skilled Players

Published December 29, 2023 at 10:34 PM

A recent interview went viral when Philadelphia Flyers head coach John Tortorella called out one of his young players.

Tortorella Calls Out Young Skilled Player

During his recent press conference John Tortorella found himself all over social media for his comments on young forward Bobby Brink. Tortorella called out Brink for his lack of ability in a certain area.

Interesting answer from Flyers coach John Tortorella when asked about Bobby Brink standing up to much bigger player

«Brink has gotta learn how to check, he's driving me crazy. I love the kid, but he doesn't know how to check [obscenity] and he has to learn that part of the game»

Despite calling him out he praises Brink for being one of their top young players that he enjoys. Tortorella has brought a brand new swagger to Philadelphia that has turned around their success.

Philly Become Conteders Under Torts

This season has been a shocking result for the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers were projected to be near the bottom of the NHL and still rebuilding. Despite these predictions, they are currently in a playoff spot.

The Flyers have found a lot of their success due to the addition of John Tortorella behind the bench. He has changed the mindset of the Flyers and made them hard to play against. This is something that Bobby Brink apparently has not caught on to yet.

The Flyers are on the verge of a massive influx of youth in the next couple of years. With prospects like Cutter Gauthier and Matvei Michkov close to NHL ready John Tortorella being able to show he can develop young talents like Bobby Brink is key.
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John Tortorella Calls Out One Of His Youngest And Most Skilled Players

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