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Tortorella answers phone call from reporter’s Mother during press conference

Classic Torts! Turn off your phone, bro!

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Anyone who knows John Tortorella knows that he has one very simple rule during press conferences: Turn your f***ing phone off!

Over the years Tortorella has made an example of reporters whenever their phone has gone off during one of his pressers. Today, however, Torts went a different route when Columbus Blue Jackets reporter Tom Reed’s phone went off. It was Reed’s mother calling and Torts decided to take the call himself. 

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Classic Torts! In all truth though, Torts usually hands out a fine for infractions like this, but given the Blue Jackets’ acquisitions the past couple days he was likely in good spirits. Consider yourself lucky, Mr. Reed.