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Tortorella says he'll bench any player who sits through anthem

U.S. hockey and former Lightning coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.

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U.S. hockey and former Lightning coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.

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U.S. hockey and former Lightning head coach John Tortorella said he'd bench any player who stays seated during the national anthem.

Tortorella, who currently coaches the Columbus Blue Jackets and will coach the United States at the upcoming World Cup of Hockey, told ESPN : "If any of my players sit on the bench for the national anthem, they will sit there the rest of the game."

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 5:51pm]

    

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