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Rangers’ John Tortorella has always been intense

By now it has become a postgame guessing game among his questioners. How long will Rangers coach John Tortorella talk and how much will he say? What’s the over-under? The count after Thursday’s series opener against the Bruins was 88 seconds and 71 words, which might have been an Eastern Conference playoff record for hockey haiku.

“The overtime? We never regrouped.”

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