Jan 23, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT
Turns out John Tortorella’s next two weeks can include some contact with the Vancouver Canucks organization.
“General theme is no contact at all with the players during the 15 days, and no contact with club personnel in and around actual games,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly wrote in an email to the Globe.
Daly added that the suspension was “not intended to put him in a bubble and float him into the Pacific for two weeks.”
Though that sure is a fun thing to imagine.
Here’s Canucks general manager Mike Gillis explaining further:
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- Report: Johansen has gotten no shortage of KHL offers 44
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- Report: NHL officials to participate in preseason without new CBA 1
- Evander Kane: I know I can score 50 goals 16
- ‘C’-less Thornton comes out swing against Wilson’s ‘tomorrow team’ talk 19
- Heeeeeere’s Johnny! Davidson shreds Johansen’s agent for ‘baffling, nonsensical’ contract demands (65)
- Jackets reveal Johansen offers — including an eight year, $46M deal (55)
- Report: Johansen has gotten no shortage of KHL offers (44)
- No icing on the PK? The USHL will see how that looks (43)
- Just how damaging are heated negotiations between Jackets, RFA Johansen? (38)