NY Rangers: 4 Reasons John Tortorella Needs a Stanley Cup to Stay Employed

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NY Rangers: 4 Reasons John Tortorella Needs a Stanley Cup to Stay Employed
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John Tortorella has done a great coaching job since taking over for Tom Renney in February of 2009. He has amassed a record of 145-97-25 and led the Rangers to within two games of the Stanley Cup Finals last season.

Despite that, New York is a tough town, and the Rangers have the talent to win it all. If he doesn't, Tortorella will take the blame, and it could end up with him looking for a new job.

Coaches take the blame when things go bad. Rangers fans, and of course, the organization as a whole, expect the Rangers to win it all. They are one of the best teams in the league. 

Because of that, the imperative to win a Stanley Cup is even greater. 

Why does Torts need a Stanley Cup to stay employed? We'll tell you why. 

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