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Blue Jackets' Tortorella named finalist for NHL coach of the year award

This season, Tortorella led the Blue Jackets to a 33-22-15 record.
File-This Oct. 5, 2019, file photo shows Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has been named a finalist for the Jack Adams Award, given to the NHL's coach of the year.

This season, Tortorella led the Blue Jackets to a 33-22-15 record.

This marks the fourth time Tortorella has been named a finalist as he won it in 2016-17 with Columbus and 2003-04 with the Tampa Bay Lightning and was runner-up in both 2002-03 (Tampa Bay) and 2011-12 (New York Rangers).

Bruce Cassidy of the Boston Bruins and Alain Vigneault of the Philadelphia Flyers are the other two finalists.  

The winners of the 2020 NHL Awards will be revealed during the conference finals with exact dates, format and times to be determined.