The league also put Tortorella on notice that he was being examined a conditional $25,000 fine. Tortorella lambasted the officials after the game, competing an additional 1.1 seconds ought to have been put back on the clock nearing the end of the overtime duration."Refs do not do their freaking job and now we lose a game, and we lose our goalie," Tortorella stated in his brief post-game news conference Sunday.
Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella was fined $20,000 United States by the NHL for his comments relating to the officiating in his team's 3-2 shootout loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The league also put Tortorella on notification that he was being examined a conditional $25,000 fine. If he has another act of "similar inappropriate behavior" through Dec. 29, 2020, the NHL will collect the money.