May 3, 2013
Tortorella says no-goal call 'right' but still doesn't like it
By KEN WIEBE, QMI Agency

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby is screened by New York Rangers captain Ryan Callahan during NHL playoff action May 2, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images/AFP)

Even if John Tortorella can accept it, that doesn’t mean he has to like it.

The intense coach of the New York Rangers was asked Friday afternoon about the explanation he received after defenceman John Moore’s shot got behind Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby and may have actually crossed the goal line late in the third period of what ended up as a 3-1 win for the Southeast Division champions.

“It’s the right call. I think it’s a goal, but it’s the right call,” Tortorella said Friday. “They said no goal on the ice and you can’t see it on the replay.”

Tortorella expressed frustration about the technology itself, though he bit his tongue before finishing his thought.

“I don’t know what happened to the cameras that they always want that are above the net. Maybe they don’t have them here in Washington, I don’t know,” said Tortorella. “ But I know they want the ...forget it, I’m not going to go any deeper.”



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