NHL Video: 5 Angriest Coaches in Hockey

Tab BamfordSenior Writer IOctober 6, 2011

NHL Video: 5 Angriest Coaches in Hockey

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    Some hockey coaches are calm, cool and collected during games. Some barely appear to move a piece of gum from one side of their mouth to the other.

    Not many, though.

    NHL history is chock-full of great examples of coaches with a super-short fuse. Between Joel Quenneville's forehead turning the same color as the Blackhawks' home sweaters to John Tortorella inviting media to meet him outside, hockey has given us a lot of great coach moments.

    Here are a few of those moments, caught on film.

5. Marc Crawford

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    He also once challenged Scotty Bowman to fight.

4. Pat Burns

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    (NSFW) There's a little language from the should-be Hall of Famer in this clip. Fast forward to about 2:00 for the fireworks. RIP.

3. Lindy Ruff

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    A big part of his vocabulary stops at four letters.

2. Bruce Boudreau

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    The runaway winner from last year's NHL footage on HBO, he's a lot of fun to watch.

1. John Tortorella

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    It's hard to come close to this man.