Team USA Hockey Coach John Tortorella Will Not Support His Players Supporting Colin Kaepernick

VANCOUVER, BC - APRIL 13:  Head coach John Tortorella of the Vancouver Canucks reflects on a question during his post-game press conference after defeating the Calgary Flames 5-1 in NHL action on April 13, 2014 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Team USA Hockey Coach John Tortorella Will Not Support His Players Supporting Colin Kaepernick

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Team USA Hockey Coach John Tortorella Will Not Support His Players Supporting Colin Kaepernick

John Tortorella, the Columbus Blue Jackets coach, is also the head coach of the United States hockey team which will participate in the World Cup of Hockey later this month. ESPN’s Linda Cohen asked Tortorella what he thought about players sitting during the National Anthem like¬†Colin Kaepernick did. Not much!¬†Via:

“If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game.”

Let’s just check the “Does Not Support” box next to Torts’ name on the official sheet and move on.

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