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Tortorella said very Tortorella things after Blue Jackets loss

World Cup Of Hockey 2016 - Team USA Practice

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach of Team USA John Tortorella looks on during practice at the World Cup of Hockey 2016 at Air Canada Centre on September 16, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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After handing the Montreal Canadiens that historic 10-0 defeat, the Columbus Blue Jackets dropped a 2-1 overtime loss to the St. Louis Blues after Vladimir Tarasenko’s OT-winner.

Deep down, John Tortorella might not be so upset.

They took three of a possible four points from a back-to-back set against two likely playoff teams. The Blue Jackets are also an impressive 5-1-2 in their last eight games, largely erasing the bad taste from a tough start to 2016-17.

Still, this is Torts, so he’s going to get upset about things, often to the hockey world’s collective entertainment.

Tortorella wasn’t happy that captain Nick Foligno was stuck fighting “that animal” Ryan Reaves:

So, he said this:

Yeah. Check this video for a little more.

Seth Jones backs up the notion that the Blue Jackets didn’t bring their A-game to the contest, but only Torts can say these things in a such a ... well, Torts way.

Here’s video of that Tarasenko overtime-winner: