Torts gets to 600 Wins

Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella has become the first American-born coach to have 600 wins.

Tortorella tonight earned his 600th career win with a Blue Jackets 4-3 Overtime victory against the Nashville Predators.

The Blue Jackets (25-15-3, 53 pts) after surrendering a 3-1 lead late in the 3rd period, were victorious a 1:22 into OT on a power play goal from Artemi Panarin. Panarin starred on the night with 2 goals.

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