The winningest American head coach in the NHL will be at the helm for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
The official team announcement is expected to be made on Monday night after the NFL’s Jets vs. Colts game.
Tortorella is the winningest American head coach in the NHL after compiling 446 wins during 14 years with the New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Vancouver Canucks. Most recently, he was one-and-done in Vancouver after a 36–35 season in 2013-14.
The 2016 World Cup of Hockey is set to take place in Toronto next September featuring squads from the United States, Canada, Russia, Sweden, Finland, the Czech Republic and two All-Star teams composed of players from assorted countries in North America and Europe.
- Christopher Chavez