Blue Jackets | Frustrations fester after loss to Oilers

The Columbus Dispatch
Blue Jackets | Frustrations fester after loss to Oilers
Blue Jackets | Frustrations fester after loss to Oilers

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Coach John Tortorella hung around longer than usual, willing to engage in a frank discussion Thursday afternoon about the Blue Jackets. At the time, after their morning skate, they owned the second wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference by a point over the Montreal Canadiens and had nine games left to secure that spot or a better one for the playoffs. “Even though I think we're a very good team, we're still a young team,” Tortorella said. “And I think some guys are trying to feel their way, as far as, 'How much can I push my buddy over here that I'm going to have dinner with tonight,' and say, 'It's not acceptable what's going on?'” His words seemed almost prophetic

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