Expectations are definitely higher in Columbus this season.

The Blue Jackets came outta nowhere last year to make the playoffs, where they ran into a white-hot Marc-André Fleury and the eventual Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

Their crowning achievement was a 16-game winning streak that was one short of the NHL all-time record.

Dudes roared outta the gates this time around, winning five of their first six games.

However, they found themselves on thin ice shortly thereafter, and legendary firebrand John Tortorella wasn't gonna let it pass. Because he never does.

Click over to The Daily Player for a sampling of his wit and alleged wisdom.

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