Tor­torella ex­tended with Blue Jack­ets

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - SPORTS -

COLUM­BUS, Ohio — John Tor­torella of the Colum­bus Blue Jack­ets is get­ting a one-year con­tract ex­ten­sion fol­low­ing a sea­son in which he was the NHL’s Coach of the Year. Gen­eral Man­ager Jarmo Kekalainen an­nounced the move Mon­day. Fi­nan­cial terms were not re­leased. Tor­torella was en­ter­ing the last year of a five-year, $10 mil­lion deal he signed with Van­cou­ver in 2013. Since join­ing Colum­bus on Oct. 21, 2015, Tor­torella has led the Blue Jack­ets to an 84-57-16 record and .586 win­ning per­cent­age.

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