Photos: Canucks welcome head coach John Tortorella

 

The Vancouver Canucks introduce John Tortorella as their new head coach in a news conference at Rogers Arena on Tuesday.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini (left) and general manager Mike Gillis (right) welcome new head coach John Tortorella at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.</div>
 

Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini (left) and general manager Mike Gillis (right) welcome new head coach John Tortorella at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.

Photograph by: Ward Perrin, PNG

 
<div id="page1">Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini (left) and general manager Mike Gillis (right) welcome new head coach John Tortorella at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.</div>
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
It was a packed house at Rogers Arena as John Tortorella (right on podium) was introduced as the Vancouver Canucks&#8217; new head coach by general manager Mike Gillis (left) on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference while general manager Mike Gillis looks on.
It was a packed house at Rogers Arena as John Tortorella (left on podium) was introduced as the Vancouver Canucks&#8217; new head coach by general manager Mike Gillis (right) on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella gets ready for a live interview after the Tuesday, June 25, 2013 news conference at Rogers Arena announcing his appointment.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella gets ready for a live interview after the Tuesday, June 25, 2013 news conference at Rogers Arena announcing his appointment.
Vancouver Canucks forwards Ryan Kesler and Chris Higgins (in the background) listen as their new head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference while general manager Mike Gillis looks on.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference while general manager Mike Gillis looks on.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
It was a packed house at Rogers Arena as John Tortorella was introduced as the Vancouver Canucks&#8217; new head coach by general manager Mike Gillis on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
It was a packed house at Rogers Arena as John Tortorella was introduced as the Vancouver Canucks&#8217; new head coach by general manager Mike Gillis on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 after his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella answer a reporter&#8217;s question on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 after his introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
Vancouver Canucks owner Francesco Aquilini (left) and general manager Mike Gillis (right) welcome new head coach John Tortorella at Rogers Arena on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella at Tuesday's introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella at Tuesday's introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New coach John Tortorella (left) and GM Mike Gillis at Vancouver Canucks news conference.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella at Tuesday's introductory news conference at Rogers Arena.
New Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella (left) and general manager Mike Gilis at Tuesday's news conference at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
News conference for new Vancouver Canucks head coach John Tortorella on Tuesday at Rogers Arena.
The Vancouver Canucks formally announced today what has been no secret since last Friday: John Tortorella is their new head coach. Tortorella, who turned 55 Monday, becomes the 17th head coach in Canuck history. He succeeds Alain Vigneault.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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