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Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby brwi on Fri May 17, 2013 10:55 am

http://espn.go.com/nhl/playoffs/2013/st ... tortorella

Just really embarrassing. It's a shame Oates has the same lack of class that the sorry franchise of underachieving losers known as the Capitals have had for years, and he's only been there one season. Didn't take long for him to drink the Kool-Aid.

For the record, I think Torts beats him senseless in a fight. Oates would be too busy trying to pass off his punches to a third person instead of fighting.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Troy Loney on Fri May 17, 2013 11:02 am

Sounds like the talk show people egged him on a bit about "beating him up".
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby SolidSnake on Fri May 17, 2013 11:03 am

Torts would trigger his inner Fonzie and then it'd be all over for Oates
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri May 17, 2013 11:05 am

I'm pretty sure Tortorella would ruin lives.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Fast B on Fri May 17, 2013 11:24 am

Troy Loney wrote:Sounds like the talk show people egged him on a bit about "beating him up".


This, but Oates probably should have been the adult here.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby brwi on Fri May 17, 2013 11:24 am

Troy Loney wrote:Sounds like the talk show people egged him on a bit about "beating him up".


Yeah, they did. Still, try and be the bigger person here than that. Of course, when your GM and AO are still whining on and on after LOSING yet again, seems like Oates fits right into that culture.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri May 17, 2013 11:27 am

brwi wrote:
Troy Loney wrote:Sounds like the talk show people egged him on a bit about "beating him up".


Yeah, they did. Still, try and be the bigger person here than that. Of course, when you're GM and AO are still whining on and on after LOSING yet again, seems like Oates fits right into that culture.


I actually think they're all just fitting into the Owner's culture. My employees are all perfect.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Henry Hank on Fri May 17, 2013 12:07 pm

Don't forget that Oates spent a big chunk of his career playing for the Capitals so he's already been well versed in the culture there before becoming coach.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby CERV96 on Fri May 17, 2013 12:27 pm

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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Pitts on Fri May 17, 2013 12:34 pm

"We've got everybody and their brother whining out there in Washington about what happened in that series," Tortorella said. "And I think that's a big reason they lose that series."


Perfectly summed up.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby dbizzle66 on Fri May 17, 2013 12:39 pm

Pitts wrote:
"We've got everybody and their brother whining out there in Washington about what happened in that series," Tortorella said. "And I think that's a big reason they lose that series."


Perfectly summed up.


Shows what a hypocrite Torts is though - all he does is whine.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Pitts on Fri May 17, 2013 12:43 pm

I don't know, he's not like Bryan Murray level, or Caps ENTIRE organization level. I always thought Torts simply calls it as he sees it and doesn't care what you think.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby dbizzle66 on Fri May 17, 2013 12:47 pm

Pitts wrote:I don't know, he's not like Bryan Murray level, or Caps ENTIRE organization level. I always thought Torts simply calls it as he sees it and doesn't care what you think.


I know, but remember when he whined about Crosby and malkin being protected by the refs ?
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri May 17, 2013 12:53 pm

Wasn't he calling them arrogant whiners?
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby brwi on Fri May 17, 2013 7:05 pm

How about a triple-threat death match in a steel cage with Torts vs. Oates vs. Larry Brooks? Only this time, never unlock the cage. Ever.

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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby shmenguin on Fri May 17, 2013 8:11 pm

Up until his hissy fit against Pittsburgh last year, I usually agreed with everything tortorella said. But after that, he can't recover.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Mr. Colby on Fri May 17, 2013 11:02 pm

Torts is nothing but an attention whore

Yeah we get it John, the media annoys you
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Idoit40fans on Fri May 17, 2013 11:34 pm

Well he's a little more than that. He's a cup winner and therefore should never be second guessed.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby RxBandit66 on Fri May 17, 2013 11:37 pm

Mr. Colby wrote:Torts is nothing but an attention whore

Yeah we get it John, the media annoys you


Exactly. He's a perfect fit for New York.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby littlemoonboot on Sat May 18, 2013 6:52 am

Why did they ask Oates if he could beat up Torts, anyway? Sheesh. Cool story, media.

And I really don't see where Torts was wrong in what he said, either.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby DelPen on Sat May 18, 2013 7:35 am

Torts does it for a reason because somehow calling the refs inept and favoring the other team causes them to favor you.

I don't see whining from the ownership and players, there's the occasional accusations of display but that's again posturing, to whining.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby Tim Thomasen on Sat May 18, 2013 8:02 am

Idoit40fans wrote:Well he's a little more than that. He's a cup winner and therefore should never be second guessed.


If he say or do things that's questionable then you deserve to be second guessed cup winning coach or not.
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Re: Adam Oates thinks he can whup Torts

Postby ExPatriatePen on Sat May 18, 2013 8:34 am

RxBandit66 wrote:
Mr. Colby wrote:Torts is nothing but an attention whore

Yeah we get it John, the media annoys you


Exactly. He's a perfect fit for New York.


The NY media is quite a bit more intense than elsewhere. For every mic you have thrust in your face in Pittsburgh, you have six or seven in NY.

However I will agree that NY'ers are constantly paranoid and annoyed.
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