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Philadelphia turns to ex-Bolts coach John Tortorella

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Former Lightning Coach John Tortorella has a brand new gig. The fiery coach who in 2004 led the Lightning to their first Stanley Cup championship signed to coach the Bolts’ Eastern Conference rival Philadelphia Flyers.

Tortorella vowed a “culture change” for his new team.

“That’s not a criticism,” he said. “But if we want to get to growing and be who we want to be, that organization that people look at as a standard, then yeah, the culture has to change.”

The Flyers finished 25-46-11 this season and missed the Stanley Cup playoffs for the sixth time in 10 seasons.

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