The 54-year-old coach came to New York a winner as a former Stanley Cup champion. He'll leave the Big Apple as a disgraced and fiery bench boss that some now view as a star-player killer. Torts became just as notorious for his postgame scrums with reporters as he was for the job he did as coach of the Rangers.
He was consistently short and rude with the media personnel assigned to cover his team, providing plenty of fodder for YouTube and Twitter. Here are some of his best moments caught on film during his time in New York.
Believe it or not, these videos are riddled with bad language. NSFW cursing.